Scooter crash on 8th Ave.

With high gas prices, we’ve seen a lot more scooters on the road lately. Shortly after 8 a.m. today, a woman crashed her scooter on 8th Ave. near 73rd St.

Witnesses said her bike simply flipped. The woman was able to tell them her back hurt. Paramedics put her on a spine board and transported her to the hospital. Northbound traffic on 8th was diverted onto side streets.

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