Aug. 30, 2022 By Christian Murray
A 48-year-old Corona man died Monday night after crashing his electric scooter into a utility pole in Maspeth, police said.
Jaime Aguilar, of 108th Street, was riding his 2022 Fly-E-bike Z6 southbound on Maurice Avenue at about 6:40 p.m. when he lost control of the scooter.
According to police, Aguilar was riding at “a high rate of speed” and struck a speed bump, causing him to lose control and hit a utility pole in the vicinity of 53rd Avenue.
Police from the 108th Precinct responded to the scene and discovered Aguilar on the ground with severe trauma to the head and body.
EMS transported Aguilar to New York Health and Hospital Elmhurst where he was pronounced deceased.