Drunk Driver of Bird Scooter Who Injures Pedestrian in West LA Gets Prosecuted


A man has been convicted of riding an electric scooter while drunk in West Los Angeles and knocking over a pedestrian. It's the first motorized scooter DUI incident charged in L.A.

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer announced the conviction Thursday, adding that the defendant, identified as 28-year-old Nicholas Kauffroath, was three times over the legal blood alcohol limit when he knocked over a 64-year-old pedestrian with a Bird electric scooter.

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