A man has suffered critical injuries in an accident at 47th Street and Brookhaven in south Wichita.

Sedgwick County Sheriff's Deputies say the call came in at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon after a scooter rider lost control for an unknown reason

They say he skidded 30 to 40 feet before coming to a stop and hitting his head on the curb.

The man is his 50's riding the scooter is being taken to Wesley Medical Center for treatment.