Man hit by car while riding new electric scooters

Posted at 5:37 AM, Oct 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-26 06:34:13-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police said a man was riding one of the new electric scooters and was hit by a car on Saturday morning.

The accident happened on South Limestone near Washington Avenue just before 2:30 a.m.

Police said the man on the scooter was going down South Limestone when a car driving the same way hit him from behind.

The man hit the windshield of the car and was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police arrested the driver of the car on a DUI charge.

The new electric scooters appeared in Lexington on Monday.