Illegal e-scooter rider sues council for £30,000 over pothole crash which broke her leg

A woman is suing Barnet council for failing to maintain a road after she hit a pothole while illegally riding her e-scooter. Giovanna Drago is asking for £30,000 in the October incident which broke her knee.Barnet council say she should get nothing as her actions were illegal with only “authorised hire scheme” scooters allowed on public highways. Her case is the first such to go to court and could set a precedent for future claims.