Passenger falls off e-scooter, gets hit by car on High Level Bridge

EDMONTON –

An e-scooter rider is in hospital with serious injuries after a crash on the High Level Bridge.

According to police, a 25-year-old woman and a female passenger of an unknown age were riding an e-scooter south along the west sidewalk at the south end of the bridge at approximately 10 p.m.

Police say when the driver of the scooter made a quick turn, the passenger fell off the scooter and onto the curb lane of southbound traffic where she was hit by a car.

Paramedics treated and took the female passenger to hospital with serious injuries.

Police say she was not wearing a helmet.

Major Collision Investigation Section is in charge of the investigation.

Excessive speed and impairment are not factors in the crash, said EPS.

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