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Woman suffers fractured skull after Ocean Beach scooter crash

Woman breaks thigh bone after downtown Bird scooter crash
Posted at 6:27 PM, Jan 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-17 21:27:30-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A woman suffered a fractured skull after she was riding on a motorized scooter and lost control in Ocean Beach Sunday.

The 27-year-old woman was riding a Bird scooter around 3:30 p.m. on Cape May Ave., according to San Diego police Officer John Buttle said.

Police say the woman lost control of the scooter after hitting a crack in the sidewalk, launching her over the handlebars, and then hit her head on the sidewalk. The woman suffered a fractured skull and brain bleed, Buttle said.

She was transported to the hospital with those life-threatening injuries.

No one else was injured.

Anyone with information about this accident was asked to call San Diego police at 619-531-2000. Tipsters can also Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.