It happened around 7 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Garvin & Walnut St.
The scooter got pinned under the passenger side of the SUV.
Both drivers were heading westbound on Walnut.
Evansville Police are not sure how the accident occurred, but believe the sun distracted both drivers.
The male driver on the scooter has been taken to Deaconess Hospital with severe head injuries.