A Man is Dead Following a Scooter Accident that Happened on Mission Beach Boardwalk
SAN DIEGO, CA – According to an online news report at nbcsandiego.com, a man died after being taken to an area hospital following a dockless scooter accident that occurred on Mission Beach Boardwalk over the past weekend. The City of San Diego has already taken measures to regulate dockless scooters, which includes setting an eight mph speed limit in high pedestrian traffic areas such as Mission Beach Boardwalk.*
A 48 year old man was on a Lime scooter in the early afternoon where, for reasons that are not known, he lost control of the vehicle and hit into a woman who was riding a dockless scooter next to him, per the San Diego Police Department.
Both riders were thrown from their scooters and landed on the Mission Beach Boardwalk close to Santa Barbara Place. This is an area that is located north of Belmont Park. The accident caused both individuals to sustain injuries to their legs.
According to the San Diego Police Department, the man complained of having pain in his chest. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment where he later died. The county coroner’s office is currently investigating what caused the man’s death. Police do not believe that alcohol or drugs were contributing factors in the crash. The accident remains under investigation at this time. There are no further details on the accident. The current medical status of the woman is currently not known.
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