Man and teenage boy injured after falling off electric scooter on Sheffield road

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A man is in hospital after falling off an electric scooter he was riding with a teenage boy on a Sheffield street.

The 20-year-old and the boy, aged 13, were riding the scooter along Sicey Avenue, Shiregreen, when they fell off.

Police officers alerted to the incident have launched an investigation.

They said no other vehicles were involved.

Emergency services were alerted to the crash between 7.30pm and 8pm on Saturday.

The teenage boy was taken to hospital with minor injuries but the man’s injuries were more serious and he remains in hospital today.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.