Sacramento, CA (April 2, 2024) – One person was injured following a collision in Sacramento on Sunday night, per reports from local authorities.

The Sacramento Police Department reports that a driver hit a person riding an electric Gotrax scooter in the area of 27th Street and J Street at about 5:45 p.m. The individual riding the scooter was transferred to a hospital, and officials added that the driver involved stayed at the scene. No further details were released in the interim, but an investigation is still ongoing.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family members. We hope for their full recovery.

Scooter Accidents in California

E-scooters, often known as electric scooters, are an easy, enjoyable mode of transportation. They are also an efficient method of getting around traffic and reaching your destination quickly in California, where driving may be a headache.

E-scooters are becoming more and more popular for both individual ownership and app-based rentals. Thousands of scooters are dropped off in cities around California, where customers may hire them with a few screen touches. However, although e-scooters provide significant benefits, there are certain risks associated with them as well. According to recent research, over 40% of e-scooter users hurt in incidents in Southern California suffered serious head injuries. The path to rehabilitation after being hurt in such a collision can be difficult and drawn out, but our attorneys at J.G. Winter Law are here to help you and yours.

Our Sacramento pedestrian accident attorneys aim to protect your legal rights and optimize your settlement. We want to use our experience to make the courtroom less stressful so you can concentrate on recovering. Call us at 844-705-0431 now to make an appointment for a free consultation and start your journey toward justice.

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