21 Jan 2019

Scooter rider still in a serious condition in Dunedin hospital

2:55 pm on 21 January 2019

A woman injured when the Lime scooter she was riding collided with a truck on State Highway 1 last week remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

The scene of the crash between a Lime e-scooter and a truck in Dunedin.

Emergency services attend the scene of the crash early on Friday morning. Photo: Otago Daily Times /Stephen Jaquiery

The 26-year-old was taken to hospital in a critical condition early on Friday morning and had surgery that day.

The police are continuing to investigate the crash.

Meanwhile, a 43-year-old Auckland man is also in a stable condition after receiving head injuries when he fell from an e-scooter over the weekend.

Police have confirmed the e-scooter was not a Lime rental scooter.

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