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E-scooter Injuries on the Rise

Learn the dangers of these risky rides




Electric scooters have become a familiar sight on San Diego streets. Convenience and cost are behind their soaring popularity, but often riders don’t realize their quick trip around the neighborhood could turn into a trip to the hospital. Local trauma units have seen dozens of riders who have suffered everything from head and facial injuries to broken backs and pelvises. Read the official scooter rules in the city of San Diego and what two Scripps doctors say riders should do to stay safe here.

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