29-Year-Old Man Injured in Scooter Versus Trolley Collision near Commercial Street

SAN DIEGO, CA (August 9, 2023) – Monday afternoon, a man was hospitalized after an electric scooter accident on 31st Street.

Authorities responded to the scene around 3:06 p.m., near Commercial Street.

Per reports, a man riding an eastbound 2016 Vespa scooter on Commercial Street lost control for reasons unknown. As a result, the Vespa rear-ended an MTS Trolley going westbound on the same street.

Medical responders transported the 29-year-old man to UCSD Hillcrest for treatment of life-threatening injuries. Although, police have not yet released his identity.

Officers say alcohol was not a factor in the collision. At this time, the San Diego Police Traffic Division is asking anyone with additional information about the electric scooter accident to contact them at 888-580-8477.

One small driving mistake can easily lead to a dangerous accident. This is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all traffic laws. Keep your attention on the road, follow the speed limit, and never drive under the influence of altering substances. Moreover, always be prepared and check your vehicle before traveling.


It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in an electric scooter accident. Reach out to the personal injury attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands what you are going through, and they are here to help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at 1-800-900-0000 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.

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