week later, looser regulations related to electric kickboards are applied.
There was another accident yesterday (on the 2nd).
A man riding an electric kickboard without a helmet was hit by a motorcycle that violated the signal and died.
Reporter Kim Deok-hyun reports.
A round-trip 8-lane road in Guro-gu, Seoul.
When the traffic light turns into a pedestrian signal, a man on an electric kickboard enters the crosswalk from the other side of the road.
About halfway through, a motorcycle runs at high speed, ignoring the stop sign and hits the kickboard.
At around 2:40 pm yesterday, a motorcycle driven by a man in his 30s, A, hit a kickboard by an office worker in his 40s.
[Kang Hee-woong / Accident Witness: Did the sign fall because of a'bang' sound?
Has the load dropped on the truck?
When I came out, the motorcycle went down there for a while.
The person on the kickboard can't move...
Mr. B, a kickboard driver without a helmet, suffered serious injuries in the head and back and was taken to the hospital, but died.
Police are investigating whether a motorcyclist is speeding by accusing him of negligence.
[Kang Hee-woong / Accident Witness: There are times when drivers come down to see how hard (motorcycles) run and stand past the signal.]
As a result of analyzing electric kickboard accidents last year, 4 out of 10 occurred at crosswalks.
Under the current law, crossing a crosswalk while riding an electric kickboard is not allowed, but it is not easy to respond to an unexpected situation because it is not well observed.
Electric kickboard accidents are on the rise, but regulations are easing.
Starting on the 10th, the penalties for not wearing safety equipment will also disappear.
Deregulation without countermeasures is driving electric kickboards into safety blind spots.
(Video coverage: Gong Jin-gu, video editing: Kim Jun-hee)
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