Scooter driver seriously injured after collision with Durham police car
Posted January 7, 2015
Durham, N.C. — A scooter driver was seriously injured early Wednesday morning after a collision with a Durham police car.
Durham officer R.S. Cornatzer was driving a marked patrol car on Gregson Street at 2:09 a.m. when his vehicle collided with a scooter driven by Ericko Scoggins of Durham, police said. The scooter was traveling westbound on Club Boulevard and had a green light, police said.
Cornatzer was responding to an emergency request for assistance from another officer and had his lights and sirens on when the accident happened, police said.
Cornatzer was not injured. His vehicle sustained moderate damage. The scooter was a total loss.
No charges were filed as of Wednesday. The accident is under investigation.