Teenager seriously injured as e-scooter and car collide in Fishponds

September 28 2021
Teenager seriously injured as e-scooter and car collide in Fishponds

A TEENAGER has been seriously injured after the e-scooter he was riding and a car crashed in Fishponds.

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage to contact them as they investigate the collision, which happened on Forest Road at 9.50pm yesterday.

They said the injured man was riding a privately-owned e-scooter, which was not part of the current rental trial taking place in the city. The car was a black Audi Q2.

An Avon and Somerset police spokesperson said: "The e-scooter rider, an 18-year-old male, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

"His next of kin have been informed.

"Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or the moments leading up to it."

Anyone with information should call 101 and quote the incident reference number 5221 225 706.