A MAN in Milton Keynes has been left with "serious" facial injuries after falling off an e-scooter.

Police have issued a warning to owners of e-scooters not to "drink and ride" as alcohol is suspected to have been a contributory factor in the accident.

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Thames Valley Police (TVP) Roads Policing posted a photo of the scooter as the force warned people on social media.

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The post said: "Rider of this e-scooter came off in Milton Keynes and he has sustained serious facial injuries as a result.

"Alcohol is suspected to be a contributory factor; don’t drink and ride; even on an e-scooter."