LimeBike Explodes During Use, Sends Rider To Hospital With Burns To Leg

July 26, 2019
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A man in Queens riding a LimeBike was sent to the hospital after the bike EXPLODED in the middle of his commute.

The rider was sent to the hospital with a non-critical burn to his leg.

The victim told the fire department upon their arrival he believed the bike’s battery pack exploded after overheating.  

In a statement posted to Twitter, Lime spokesperson Russell Murphy said this appears to have been an “isolated incident.” 

Via NY Post