Years ago most of us didn’t envision a city where adults and young adults used powered scooters as a mode of transportation for work and/or fun. But today we see those green and white scooters on many street corners and sidewalks. They are a fun, alternative way of travel, and as technology has progressed, so has the interest for this mode of transportation. On the flip side, as the prevalence of these aids increases in our city, so does the number of mobility scooter accidents in Arkansas.
Common Types of Scooter Accidents in Arkansas
Reports from emergency rooms around Arkansas show that the most common types of scooter accidents in the state are collisions. Whether the scooter operator collides with something or something collides with the scooter, the results—and injuries—are very similar.
Some common types of crashes include:
- Scooter/vehicle collisions
- Scooter /pedestrian collisions
- Scooter/fixed object collisions