Scooter rider transported to the hospital after crash involving a vehicle in Denver

DENVER — A scooter rider was injured Monday afternoon in a crash involving a vehicle on First Avenue and Cherokee Street in Denver.

According to a tweet from the Denver Police Department, the scooter rider was seriously injured, and as of 5:38 p.m. westbound First Avenue was closed at Cherokee Street.

The incident comes just a week after the Denver City Council voted to kick scooters off sidewalks unless they are going 6mph.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.

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