JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Thousands of scooters are being recalled due to an acceleration problem that can cause the rider to fall.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Dynacraft Hello Kitty, and Monster High City motor scooters are being recalled because the scooters can accelerate suddenly causing the rider to lose control and fall.
CPSC has received 9 incidents of the scooters accelerating unintentionally, with 3 suffering minor injuries of a bloody nose and bruises.
Altogether about 10,700 scooters are affected by the recall.
The Hello Kitty scooters were sold exclusively at Toys 'R Us, and the Monster High scooters were sold exclusively at Wal-Mart.
Consumers should immediately stop using the scooters and return them to the store where it was purchased.