The 20-year-old Portuguese had an electric scooter accident on Sunday at 2 am
Grüzefeldstrasse. Winterthur, for unknown reasons, collided with a curb near the upper Deutweg and fell, according to a press release from the city police. The man suffered minor injuries and had to be taken to hospital by ambulance. The electric scooter was brought to the station by a deployed patrol. The measurement of the e-scooter gave a maximum speed of 70 kilometers per hour.
On Wednesday evening in Oberwinterthur there was a second accident with an electric scooter driver. The 40-year-old Swiss man collapsed with his electric scooter in an unknown way, suffered minor injuries and had to be taken to hospital for further examination. As reported by Winterthur City Police, a breath test showed that the man was drunk.
Winterthur City Police points out that electric scooters without a license plate must not exceed a maximum speed of 20 kilometers per hour. A maximum of one person is also allowed on e-scooters. In addition, you must use the street or bike path, riding on the sidewalk or generally no driving is prohibited. Drivers aged 14 to 16 must have a category M or G driving license; it is forbidden to drive the electric scooter under the age of 14. A driving license is not required from the age of 16.