October 9, 2018
Electric Scooter Accident in San Diego Focus of CNN Article
A CNN story highlighted an accident in San Diego along with some of the serious concerns of injuries and accidents that are occurring as the electric scooter craze continues here. According to the story, the accident involved a rider who was not wearing a helmet and crashed after hitting a bump in the road. The rider reportedly lost consciousness and was treated at the hospital for a concussion, broken nose and lacerations.
While in the hospital, the first rider saw another victim of a scooter accident brought in who was suffering from a brain bleed. The second rider also was not wearing a helmet.
Accidents Continue to Occur as Scooter Usage Peaks
Accidents involving electric scooters placed in San Diego by Bird, Lime and Razor have continued to increase as usage increases. According to a recent Union Tribune article, the city of San Diego has not regulated the industry and no data has been released showing how many people have been injured in accidents involving electric scooters. Reports of concussions, broken bones and even intoxicated users are all noted in the article.
San Diego Electric Scooter Accident Lawyer
Our office has been handling serious injury and accident cases for over a decade. The serious scooter accidents and injuries that are occurring are similar in nature to many of the motorcycle and bicycle accident cases we have handled in the past, except in most of those cases the rider was wearing a helmet. In any serious scooter, bicycle or motorcycle accident, a rider can suffer from:
- Head injuries
- Broken bones
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Torn ligaments
- Soreness and other pain
Our office has represented thousands of individuals in accident cases throughout the United States and California. All electric scooter accident cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, which means there is no fee unless your case is won at trial or settled. For more information or to have a free consultation about your case, call us at (805) 618-2924.