It has been revealed that there were around 640 collisions involving e-scooters in London boroughs between 2018 and 2021
Figures showed that 258 of those e-scooter collisions in London were just in the first six months of 2021
‘Personal injury collisions’ involving e-scooters recorded by police shot up from just eight in 2018 to 250 in 2020.
Almost all of the incidents will have involved private e-scooters, with TfL only reporting 14 user injuries during its e-scooter rental trial that began last summer.
The borough with the most number of collisions involving e-scooters was Lambeth, with 29 incidents recorded by police in 2021.
TfL’s e-scooter rental trial operates in the boroughs of Camden, the City of London, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea, Lambeth, Richmond-upon-Thames, Southwark, Tower Hamlets and Westminster.
Barking and Dagenham,7
Hammersmith and Fulham,27
Kensington and Chelsea,22
Kingston upon Thames,4
Richmond upon Thames,5
City of London,7