First man to be convicted of drink-driving on an electrical scooter will get street ban after crashing into moped


THE first particular person to be prosecuted for drink-driving an electrical scooter has been banned from the street.

Dmitry Gromov, 28, crashed his 40mph e-scooter right into a moped, injuring the motive force and pillion passenger.

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A 28-year-old man is the primary particular person to be convicted for drink-driving an electrical scooter[/caption]

He was discovered to have 134mg of alcohol in 100ml of blood.

The authorized restrict is 80mg.

The Russian was banned for 16 months and advised to pay £3,367 compensation.

E-scooters are unlawful to drive on public roads and pavements, even when sober.

Metropolis of London Police and the Met have been clamping down on their use.

Virtually 100 individuals had been caught illegally driving them in a single week.

YouTuber Emily Hartridge, 35, died when hers collided with a lorry in Battersea final July.

Days later, a teenage boy suffered severe head accidents after crashing his electrical scooter right into a bus cease in Beckenham, South London.

Gromov, who’s from Moscow however is learning within the UK and dwelling in Shoreditch, East London, was caught driving a £300 Xiaomi Mi M365 e-scooter.

The crash occurred at London Wall within the Metropolis of London on Might 31 final 12 months.


He pleaded responsible at Westminster magistrates’ courtroom to drink-driving and careless driving.

Metropolis of London Police stated it was the primary prosecution of its type.

Particular Constable William Hamilton stated: “Gromov put himself and others in peril.”

Gromov was discovered to have 134mg of alcohol in 100ml of blood
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