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Girl fractures femur in dockless scooter crash

Posted: 7:21 AM, Oct 02, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-02 17:09:43Z

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A 9-year-old girl suffered a fractured femur after the dockless scooter she was riding crashed into a tree.

The incident happened just after 7:30 p.m. Monday in the 4200 block of Dwight Street in City Heights, according to San Diego police.

Police said a 9-year-old girl and her 16-year-old sister were both riding on a dockless scooter traveling eastbound on the sidewalk when the older sister, who was riding behind her sibling, somehow fell.

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The younger sister remained on the scooter, but lost control of it and slammed into a tree.

The 9-year-old was taken to the hospital after suffering a fractured femur. There is no word if the 16-year-old sister suffered any injuries.