YouTuber crushed in fatal electric scooter accident

A YouTuber was killed in the UK’s first fatal electric scooter crash.

Emily Hartridge was set to host a women’s meet up about mental health at Green Park in London on Saturday afternoon (13.07.19) however was killed prior to the event when she had a collision with a lorry while on the scooter on Friday morning (14.07.19) near her home in Battersea, London.

In a post, her family said: “This is a horrible thing to have to say over Instagram but we know many of you were expecting to see Emily today and this is the only way to contact you all at once.

“Emily was involved in an accident yesterday and passed away.

“We all loved her to bits and she will never be forgotten.

“She has touched so many lives it’s hard to imagine things without her. She was a very special person xxx.”