Kelowna firefighters assist scooter driver injured in collision with vehicle on Enterprise Way this afternoon.

Kelowna firefighters assist scooter driver injured in collision with vehicle on Enterprise Way this afternoon.

Scooter rider hit by vehicle on Enterprise Way

Collision with mini van/SUV crossover sends male scooter operator to hospital with suspected broken leg.

  • Sep. 9, 2013 7:00 p.m.

The second accident in two weeks involving a scooter on a busy intersection of Enterprise Way resulted in the bike rider suffering a suspected broken leg.

The scooter collided with a vehicle turning onto Enterprise Way from the Shaw Cable parking lot, opposite the Home Depot store, at about 4 p.m. today.

The vehicle, a Chevrolet mini-van/SUV crossover, suffered minor damage to the front end while the scooter operator required assistance from emergency response personnel.

The driver of the vehicle was turning onto Enterprise Way after an oncoming motorist stopped to let him in when he collided with the scooter traveliing in the turning lane.

The accident follows a similar recent incident where a scooter traveling eastbound on Enterprise Way in he bike lane was hit by a truck turning into the Home Depot parking lot.

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