37-Year-Old Man Hospitalized after Scooter Collision near Florida Street

SAN DIEGO, CA (August 24, 2022) – Late Wednesday afternoon, a man was hospitalized after a motorized scooter crash on Madison Avenue.

The incident happened around 4:55 p.m., near Florida Street.

Investigators say a 37-year-old man was heading west on a motorized scooter in the marked bicycle lane on Madison Avenue.

Meanwhile, a 57-year-old man driving a Dodge Ram 350 pickup-truck was attempting to turn right onto the 4600 block of Florida Street. There, the scooter struck the truck’s right front panel.

Due to the impact of the collision, the male scooter rider suffered an open compound fracture. Medics transported him to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

Meanwhile, the driver of the pickup-truck remained uninjured. Any witnesses are encouraged to contact the Traffic Division at 858-495-7800 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

Once available, further details will be provided about the scooter crash on Madison Avenue.

Road accidents can happen anytime, anywhere, and to anyone. When using motorized bicycles or scooters, it is important to wear the proper protective gear to ensure your safety. If you’re behind the wheel, stay alert and keep an eye out for possible hazards. Dangerous road accidents can happen anytime, anywhere, and to anyone. Drive defensively to ensure the safety of surrounding vehicles, drivers, and pedestrians.

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