Electric scooter rider left with head injuries after hitting car in Aylesbury

A man was left with a head injury on the bank holiday weekend after a electric scooter collided with a car in Aylesbury.

Wednesday, 2nd June 2021, 4:25 pm
Updated Wednesday, 2nd June 2021, 4:26 pm
Electric scooter rider left with head injuries after hitting car in Aylesbury

Thames Valley Police have quickly moved to remind Aylesbury residents that riding a 'privately owned electric scooter' in a public place is illegal.

The incident occurred on the A41 Tring Road at about 10.15pm.

Nobody else was injured but the rider of the electric scooter, who was rushed to hospital.

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He was later discharged.

Thames Valley Police said: "We responded to a road traffic collision whereby a male on an electric scooter had sustained a head injury after colliding with a car.

"Riding a privately owned electric scooter in a public place is illegal and has unfortunately resulted in the rider sustaining a head injury.

"Privately owned electric scooters can only be used on private land with the permission of the landowner, and we urge riders to always wear a helmet and consider wearing additional protective clothing.

"This happened on A41 Tring Road at around 10.15pm on 31st. No further investigation for us.

"No other injuries and scooter rider attended hospital and was later discharged."

Please stay safe out there!