Number, severity of scooter injuries rose from 2016 to 2020, study finds

The number of scooter-related injuries in the United States nearly tripled from 2016 to 2020, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.
The increase was accompanied by a rise in the severity of scooter injuries, researchers reported.
“Considering the rise in the number of hospitalizations and major operations for scooter-related injuries, it’s crucial to elevate safety standards for riders,” Nam Yong Cho, a third-year medical student at the University of California, Los Angeles, said in a press release. “Advocating for improved

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