Electric scooter supplement killed in Battersea lorry crash

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Police conspicuous no arrests had been done following a pile-up on Friday morning

A lady roving an electric scooter has been killed in a pile-up with a lorry in south-west London.

The victim, in her 30s, was conspicuous passed during a stage during a Queen Circus roundabout, Battersea following a pile-up during about 08:30 BST.

A Metropolitan Police mouthpiece conspicuous her subsequent of family had nonetheless to be sensitive and no arrests had been made.

In Jul final year a cyclist was killed during a devious after being strike by a bin lorry.

A London Ambulance Service mouthpiece said: “We sent an modernized paramedic, dual ambulance crews, an occurrence response officer and dual medics in cars to a scene, with a initial of a medics nearing in underneath 4 minutes.

“Sadly, notwithstanding a endless efforts of medics, a lady died during a scene.”

Roundabout redesigned

Transport for London and Wandsworth Council redesigned a devious in 2015, that trialled a use of lifted kerbs and apart trade lights to keep cyclists and vehicles segregated during junctions.

Concerns had been lifted that a new blueprint was too complicated.

While a means of a pile-up is unknown, e-scooters are bootleg to float on open roads, including in cycle lanes or on a pavement.

A Department for Transport mouthpiece said: “We extend a deepest sympathies to all those concerned in this comfortless incident, and entirely support a military as they lift out their investigations.

“Safety is during a heart of all a highway laws and it is critical that retailers continue to remind people during a indicate of sale that it is bootleg to float e-scooters on open roads.”

An electric scooter, or e-scooter, is identical to a normal children’s scooter though has a motorised engine attached.