Lime e-scooter death
An Auckland man who died after he was critically injured in an e-scooter accident has been named.
A recent study showed e-scooters riders are arriving at hospitals with injuries similiar to thos sustained in car accidents or falls from heights. The study looked at e-scooter injuries requiring surgery at Auckland City Hospital over a 19 week period from October 15, 2018, to February 22, 2019. It found 21 patients needed 23 operations. Those surgeries costs a total of $404,925 and resulted in increased waiting times for other serious operations.
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Stuff: Danielle Clent, 2019, September 24.