Publish Date: 2023/08/08
SAN DIEGO, CA — A 29-year-old man was seriously hurt Monday afternoon when he hit the back of an MTS trolley while operating an electric scooter in San Diego’s Logan Heights area, reports ABC10 News.
San Diego Police said officers were called to the scene near 31st Street and Commercial Street, shortly after 3:00 p.m.
While it remains unclear what circumstances led up to the event, at one point the man lost control of the scooter, causing it to strike the rear of the trolley.
First responders rushed the victim to UCSD Hillcrest with life-threatening injuries, including a shattered frontal cranium. No other information on his condition has been disclosed at this time.
According to MTS, the SDPD had the tracks shut down in both directions during the response and investigation, but they have since been reopened.
Authorities continue to investigate, but alcohol has since been ruled out as a contributing factor.
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