Person critically injured in Hickory crash involving moped and SUV

Person critically injured in Hickory crash involving moped and SUV
According to the Hickory Police Department, the incident took place on McDonald Parkway NE.

HICKORY, NC (WBTV) - One person was seriously injured in a crash involving a moped and an SUV in Hickory Thursday evening.

According to the Hickory Police Department, the incident took place on McDonald Parkway NE.

Officials said a 2013 Tao-Tao moped was traveling north on McDonald Parkway NE on the shoulder.

The collision happened when  a 2014 Chevrolet Trailblazer made a left turn onto 18th Ave NE from McDonald Parkway NE.

The moped driver sustained critical injuries due to the collision and was transported to CMC- Main by Med Center Air.

Hickory Police Department is currently investigating the collision, but speed is not suspected as a factor.

The investigation is ongoing.and no further information was released.

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