A teen roving a “hoverboard” has died in a pile-up with a bus, military have said.
The 15-year-old was conspicuous passed during a stage in Glacier Way, Alperton, west London, on Thursday night.
He had been roving a “self-balancing scooter” during a time of a crash, Scotland Yard said.
The child has nonetheless to be rigourously identified, and a autopsy hearing will be carried out in due course, military said.
Eyewitness Jeffrey Mingle, from Edgware, north London, was channel a highway during a time.
He told BBC London: “I saw a male on a hoverboard, we was usually station there subsequent to him and afterwards he fell into a road.
“He attempted to get adult though he wasn’t discerning adequate and afterwards he was strike by a bus, a 224. “
Writing on Twitter, Councillor James Denselow wrote: “Sad to hear about a genocide of a 15-year-old child in Alperton final night who collided with a train while roving a hoverboard.”
Banned from a road
- “Self-balancing scooters” are famous by several names including “hoverboards” and “rideables”
- Gyroscopes are used to counter-balance and control a speed of a wheels – with some models able of travelling during adult to 12 mph
- They are criminialized from use on open pavements and roads in a UK
- The Crown Prosecution Service has released superintendence stating they “are not authorised for highway use”
- According to a Department for Transport, it is usually authorised to use them on private skill with a owner’s consent
- The same relates to Segway scooters, with one Yorkshire male successfully prosecuted and fined £75 for roving one on a pavement