A Revel scooter rider was killed when a suspected drunk driver ran him over in Manhattan late Sunday, authorities stated.
Andreas Marino, 22, was heading north in the First Avenue tunnel, approaching East forty eighth Street in Midtown round 11:15 p.m. when he misplaced management and was thrown from his experience, police stated.
Moments later, a 44-year-old man driving a Toyota Highlander ran him over, cops stated.
Marino, of the Upper East Side, was taken with extreme head and physique trauma to Bellevue Hospital, the place he was pronounced useless.
The Highlander driver was taken into custody on suspicion of driving whereas intoxicated, police stated. Charges are pending.
The deadly incident adopted an announcement by Revel and town Department of Transportation that customers of the shared mopeds are not permitted to experience over the Queensboro and Manhattan bridges.
Revel additionally eradicated using its mopeds between midnight to five a.m. — instances when its information confirmed a better price of crashes.
Three riders, together with CBS reporter Nina Kapur, died throughout the summer time of 2020 after dropping management whereas on Revel mopeds.
The fatalities prompted the corporate to shut service in town that July earlier than returning in late August, including a required 20-minute security check and necessary selfie to show every rider is carrying a helmet.
Multiple folks have additionally come ahead with claims that they had been injured whereas utilizing the scooter-sharing service.