Bush yet again wrecked his bike while in Scotland during his birthday (born July 6, 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut). It was his fifth accident and third bike wreck as POTUS.
Bush suffered "mild to moderate" scrapes on his hands and arms that required bandages by the White House physician, said White House spokesman Scott McClellan. The accident occurred on asphalt, McClellan said. It was raining lightly at the time, and Bush was wearing a helmet.
Police said the officer suffered a "very minor" ankle injury.
The presidential bike suffered some damage, McClellan said, so Bush rode back to the hotel in a Secret Service vehicle.
In 2003, he tried out a Segway, the standup, motorized scooter at the family's seaside estate in Maine. It went down on his first attempt, but he stayed on his feet with a flying leap over the machine.
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