What types of injuries do e-scooter victims sustain?

Electric scooters can reach speeds of up to 15 mph. In a recent study of 190 injured riders that was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), injuries included:

  • Head injury: 48 percent; 15 percent of those victims were diagnosed with brain trauma
  • Injury to hands, wrists, arms, or shoulders: 70 percent
  • Injury to feet, ankles, knees, and legs:  55 percent
  • Bone fractures: 35 percent
  • Chest and abdomen area: 18 percent
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