Blackpool Police were called just after 12:40 p.m. yesterday afternoon (Sunday 25th June) to a report of a single vehicle collision, on Middle Walk, Promenade near to the Grand Hotel, Blackpool.
The rider of the e-scooter – a man in his 30s – suffered serious head and chest injuries. He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital, where despite the best efforts of emergency services, he sadly passed away. His family are being supported by specialist officers.
Sgt Laura Kendall, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: ‘This was a serious incident in which a man has tragically lost his life. It’s really important we now establish the full circumstances surrounding the collision. We are appealing for witnesses, CCTV, dashcam footage and to anyone who may have been in the area at the time. If you think you may have seen something – even in the moments leading up to the collision, please let us know.’
Anyone with information or footage is asked to contact 101 – quoting log 0735 of 25 June or email SCIU@lancashire.police.uk.