Man airlifted to hospital after falling off electric scooter
A man in his 50s has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after falling off an electric scooter. Lincolnshire Police is continuing to investigate the incident, which required an air ambulance to attend. The incident on Moor Street, Lincoln, caused the road to be closed for several hours on Sunday, June 12 and into the night. The incident was first reported at 6.01pm and occurred right at the junction with West Parade.
Lincolnshire Police is urging anyone who witnessed the incident and has yet to contact them to do so in order to assist with their enquiries. It is not believed that any other vehicles were involved in the incident. READ MORE: Concerns over new crossing after crash involving man and lorry
Reports from the area suggest that an air ambulance was deployed and landed on the West Common yesterday evening. A spokesperson from the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance said: “Our doctor and paramedic team were flown to the scene in our helicopter and were by the patient’s side at 6.10pm. Following treatment on scene, the patient was taken by helicopter to Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre.”
Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident to call 101 with incident reference number 332 of 12 June. The driver of the electric scooter has been taken to hospital with serious injuries. A cordon was put in place from Moor Street onto West Parade whilst the driver of the scooter was treated for his injuries.
The road has now been reopened.
Lincolnshire Police is continuing to investigate the incident.
However, it is not believed any other vehicles were involved in the incident.