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Late Night Host Seth Meyers Got Hurt Falling Off Of A Scooter In Indianapolis

Seth Meyers told the story on his show this week. (Late Night with Seth Meyers)

Comedian Seth Meyers hurt his wrist falling off of an electric scooter in Indianapolis last weekend. 

Meyers told the story on his show Late Night with Seth Meyers this week. He says he traveled to the Hoosier state for Saturday's Big Ten Championship game between Ohio State University and Meyers' alma mater Northwestern University at Lucas Oil Stadium. 

"We got to Indianapolis, which was a great city to host this game, everybody was very friendly, great restaurants and bars," Meyers said on his show. "And one thing Indianapolis has right now is scooters you can rent, motorized scooters." 

Meyers says he "pretty immediately" fell off the scooter he rented, hurting his wrist. 

"Making it all the worse, was five minutes before I fell off my scooter, I sent an iPhone video to my wife of me on the scooter saying, and these were my exact words, 'Look at me. I am young and cool,'" Meyers says. 

Electric scooter companies Bird and Lime launched in Indianapolis over the summer. Meyers' doesn't say which company's scooter he was using when he fell. 

The City-County Council briefly banned the companies until they could approve new regulations. Now the vehicle share companies must purchase a license that costs $15,000 a year, pay $1 per day/per device, and to agree on a number of stipulations.

The companies have since expanded to several Indiana cities, including Bloomington. City officials waited two months to finalize new regulations

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