Man riding Vespa killed in Bankers Hill crash

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A man riding a scooter died after crashing his scooter into a stopped SUV in Bankers Hill, police said Tuesday. 

The man riding a Vespa rear-ended a Nissan Xterra topped at a light on First Avenue and Laurel Street, San Diego Police Officer Joshua Hodge said. Medics performed CPR on the man and took him to the hospital where he died. The accident occurred shortly after 11 p.m.

The name of the victim was not released. The driver of the SUV sustained minor injuries and the other passenger was uninjured, Hodge said. 

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