PHILIPSBURG:--- Police are investigating an accident where a three-year-old child allegedly fell off a scooter.
According to an ongoing investigation, it appeared that on Friday, July 16, at about 8:30 pm, a mother and her child were at a restaurant in Dutch Quarter making some purchases.
Inexplicably, the child left the restaurant and hopped on a scooter together with a man who is an acquaintance of the mother. The scooter rider with the child on board was attempting to drive away when he lost control of the scooter and fell on the pavement along with the child. After, the scooter rider jumped back on his scooter and drove away leaving the helpless child on the ground.
The child sustained scrapes on his hands, feet, and back of his head. He was treated by paramedics at the scene.
Police are searching for the scooter rider. The man is known by police and is urged to report to the police station as soon as possible.
KPSM Press Release.