Touching tributes left for man who died from Nottingham e-scooter fall

The floral tributes in Carlton Road have appeared in the last few days
-Credit: (Image: Joseph Raynor/ Nottingham Post)


Floral tributes have been left at the site of a fatal e-scooter crash on the St Ann's - Sneinton border. A 40-year-old man was pronounced dead at Queen's Medical Centre on Friday, May 24, after the incident, on Carlton Road, at around 8pm on Thursday, May 23.

The victim sustained a head injury after coming off the scooter. Police said they did not believe that any other vehicles were involved in the incident but did put out an appeal for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward.

The scene of the crash, near the Lidl and Falcon supermarkets and Carlton Road's junction with Seymour Street, has now been decorated with flowers taped to a railing. The investigation into the cause of the man's fall is ongoing.

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Detective Constable Liah Lane, of Nottinghamshire Police’s serious collision investigation unit, said: “This was a tragic incident and our thoughts are with the man’s family at this extremely difficult time. We are continuing to appeal for witnesses to come forward. If you saw what happened and have yet to get in contact with us, please do not assume that others have already told us what you saw.

Floral tributes left in Carlton Road, on the St Ann's and Sneinton border
Floral tributes left in Carlton Road, on the St Ann's and Sneinton border -Credit:Joseph Raynor/ Nottingham Post

“We are working to build up a complete picture of what happened. Whilst we do not believe the e-scooter was involved in a collision with another vehicle, we are keen to review any dashcam footage recorded by passing vehicles around the time of the incident.

“I would also like to thank the members of the public who came to the injured man’s aid and stayed with him until emergency services arrived. This was a distressing incident for everyone involved and they acquitted themselves admirably in a difficult situation.”

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to call 101 quoting incident 641 of May 23, 2024.