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Man injured after bike, scooter collide on Mission Beach boardwalk

Posted at 6:28 PM, Apr 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-03 02:28:12-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A man suffered serious injuries after a scooter crash on the Mission Beach boardwalk late Tuesday afternoon.

According to police, the crash happened around 4:30 p.m. near Ocean Front Walk and San Luis Obispo Place.

Authorities say a 55-year-old man on a bicycle and a 27-year-old man on a scooter collided on the boardwalk.

"His bike was upside and he was just laying there," said Nicole Ryujin, who saw the aftermath. "He wasn’t moving and at first I was like, 'is this guy okay?'"

Police say the 55-year-old was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, but not life threatening. According to police, the 27-year-old didn't suffer any injuries.

Investigators say the scooter rider was headed north on the boardwalk, and the biker was headed south, when they collided. At this time, it's unclear exactly what led to the crash. Traffic investigators questioned the scooter rider on scene. Investigators say there is no criminal investigation at this time.