SAN DIEGO — A 46-year-old woman was hospitalized Tuesday morning with a broken leg after she glanced down at her cellphone's GPS map and crashed the electric scooter she was riding in the Mission Hills area, police said.
It happened around 9:30 p.m. Monday on Pacific Highway just south of Witherby Street and Interstate 5, San Diego police Officer John Buttle said.
The 46-year-old woman was riding an electric scooter northbound on Pacific Highway when she looked down at her cellphone's GPS map, lost control of the scooter and crashed, the officer said.
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The woman was taken to a hospital for treatment of a fractured femur, which was not believed to be life-threatening, Buttle said.
Intoxication was not believed to have been a factor in the crash, Buttle said.