The Bird and Lime scooters have made their way into the news yet again after two wrecks occurred in downtown Nashville involving vehicles.
When Lime and Bird first introduced their scooters to the public, many grew worried over the dangers associated with riding the electric scooter and some even fought to have them banned. While the companies managed to sustain and provide individuals with an alternative form of transportation for months, they have continued to receive criticism as more and more riders suffer from serious injuries in the accidents they are involved in. Nashville Public Radio recently reported that there have been some riders who have suffered brain trauma that was so severe that they would never be the same again. And the physicians at Vanderbilt Medical Trauma ICU have seen their fair share of injuries as well. [Read more…] about Bird and Lime Continue to Receive Backlash as More Scooter Accidents Occur