Police: Woman on moped hit by car in Burlington
Police said a woman on a moped was hit by a car and injured Friday afternoon in Burlington. (Photo: Amber Taylor)
BURLINGTON, N.C. — Police said a woman on a moped was hit by a car and injured Friday afternoon in Burlington.
Police said the incident happened shortly before 2 p.m. at the intersection of North Church Street and Beaumont Avenue.
Authorities the wreck occurred when a 63-year-old woman driving a 2006 Mitsubishi west on North Church Street made a left turn onto Beaumont Avenue. She failed to yield the right way to oncoming traffic and hit the victim, authorities said.
Police said the 46-year-old victim was driving a 2009 Huzhou Daixi Ahenhua moped east on North Church Street.
Officials said the victim was taken to Alamance Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the car was not injured.
Police estimate damage to the moped at $3,000 and the damage to the Mitsubishi at $5,000.
No charges have been filed. Police said the responding officers have completed their preliminary investigation.
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