A woman and child were transported to the hospital after crashing into a metal pole while trying to cross the street on an electric scooter in Bridgeport.
Around 6:42 p.m. on Thursday, Bridgeport Police officers said they witnessed a group of people riding stand-up electric scooters on the sidewalk around Congress Street ad Housatonic Avenue.
Officers said the last scooter was being operated by a female with a young child and was attempting to cross the intersection of Housatonic Avenue and Congress street.
According to authorities, the female lost control of the scooter and crashed into a metal pole.
Responding crews said the young child sustained serious head trauma, and the female had minor injuries. Both were transported to Yale Bridgeport Hospital.