Man fighting for life after LIME scooter crash

A man is fighting for life in hospital this morning, after falling from a LIME electric scooter in South Brisbane overnight.

It’s believed the man – in his 50s – hit his head during the fall and went into cardiac arrest.

Multiple ambulance crews were called to the scene at the South Bank Parklands shortly after midnight.


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They were luckily able to revive the man at the scene so that he had a pulse, before transporting him in a critical condition to the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

Critical Care Paramedic Matthew Meister says they’re still trying to piece together exactly what caused the crash.

“We believe he was riding along a concrete area, and there was some steps, so we thought he might of had a fall from those steps.

“But at this stage it’s still too early to tell exactly what’s occurred.

“We believe he’s had a fall off his scooter, and landed on the ground and suffered a head injury,” Mr Meister said.

Police officers were also called to the scene around 12.30am.

They confirmed this morning that the man was riding a LIME scooter.

Investigations are now underway, with a LIME spokesperson saying the company will help as much as possible.

“We are deeply saddened to learn of this incident in Brisbane, and our thoughts are with the man and his family.

“We have reached out to local authorities to support however possible and stand ready to assist in any investigation,” the spokesperson said.

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