E-scooter rider dies after colliding with metal fence in Brighton

An e-scooter rider has died after colliding with a metal fence on a footpath in Brighton, police have confirmed.

Thursday, 1st July 2021, 4:34 pm
Updated Thursday, 1st July 2021, 4:47 pm
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The collision took place at the rear of Falmer railway station at around 8.15pm on Tuesday, June 8, according to police.

The rider – a 54-year-old local man – was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital with serious injuries and sadly died on June 28, a spokesman said.

"We would like to speak to anyone who saw the collision or the rider beforehand, or who stopped and assisted at the scene," police said.

"Please email [email protected] quoting serial 1495 of 08/06."