Woman arrested after Bristol e-scooter crash leaves rider with 'serious injuries’

The pair fell off the scooter on Park Street. Credit: Google

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by careless driving after an e-scooter crash in Bristol.

Two women in their 20s were riding a VOI rental e-scooter down Park Street at about 11.20pm on September 3, Avon and Somerset Police said.

The pair fell off, with one taken to hospital with potential life-changing injuries, the force added.

A spokesperson said: “The other rider was arrested on suspicion of driving a mechanically propelled vehicle while unfit through drink or drugs and on suspicion of causing serious injury by careless driving.

“We are seeking any witnesses to the incident or (anyone who) saw the riders in the lead up to the collision.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Avon and Somerset Police, using the reference number 5223213875.