Federal report notes rising injuries from e-scooters, e-bikes and hoverboards

Injuries have increased over 20% in the last year and have risen by about 23% annually since 2017.

News 12 Staff

Oct 18, 2023, 11:47 AM

Updated 279 days ago

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A federal report indicates a significant surge in injuries, including fractures, cuts, and burns, related to e-scooters, e-bikes, and hoverboards.
Injuries have increased over 20% in the last year and have risen by about 23% annually since 2017.
More than a third of these injuries involve children aged 14 and younger.
Additionally, over 200 deaths have been linked to these products.


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