Man Seriously Injured in Electric Scooter Crash on Roberts Lane [Oildale, CA]
63-Year-Old Man Hospitalized after Electric Scooter Crash on Roberts Lane
OILDALE, CA (October 13, 2020) – A 63-year-old man sustained injuries in an electric scooter crash on Roberts Lane, Tuesday evening.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at about 9:45 PM. The man was riding his scooter in the eastbound bike lane when he moved into the nearby vehicle lane. Then, a Honda Accord hit the scooter near Chester Avenue.
Emergency crews rushed the scooter rider to a hospital with serious injuries. Authorities did not release his identity.
Meanwhile, the 26-year-old Honda Accord driver remained at the scene.
CHP noted that the scooter had no lights and was dark in color. Authorities will release additional information once it becomes available.
Road accidents can happen anytime, anywhere, and to anyone. When behind the wheel, always be on the lookout for smaller vehicles sharing the road. As a rider, stay in your lane and observe the movements of vehicles around you. Also, wear proper riding equipment and stay visible at night time.
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