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E-scooter rider killed in South London

19 July 2019
 

What is thought to be the first fatality of an e-scooter rider on Britain’s roads occurred last week in London. 

A lorry collided with a woman riding an e-scooter in Battersea. Another e-scooter rider was seriously injured in an accident in Beckenham, south London.

E-scooters are an increasingly common sight on Britain’s streets, despite it being illegal to ride them on public roads and footways.

Responding to news of the accidents, a TfL spokesman said: “We support...

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