Moped Accident Fatalities In Tampa

Author: yrlaw/Thu, Oct 10, 2013/Categories: Accidents

250123p1180EDNmain20hit-and-run-moped-fatalityTwo people died and another was seriously injured when the moped on which the three were riding was struck by a car this week in Tampa, Fla.

According to a report from The Tampa Bay Times, the driver of the car says she was not aware that she had hit the moped. A 19-year-old man was driving the moped carrying two passengers at the time of the accident.

According to a report from The Tampa Bay Times, the driver of the car says she was not aware that she had hit the moped. A 19-year-old man was driving the moped carrying two passengers at the time of the accident.

When the car eventually struck the moped, it threw all three people from the two-wheeled motorized vehicle. One woman was killed after the collision threw her into another lane of traffic and she was struck a second time, by another vehicle. The other passenger on the moped was later pronounced dead at the hospital. The driver of the moped sustained serious injuries and is recovering in a Tampa hospital, according to The Tampa Bay Times.

The driver of the car had a suspended license. Police were able to identify the vehicle that hit the moped and tracked it to the woman’s house. Authorities apprehended her at her home and took her back to the scene of the accident, where she stated that she wasn’t aware she had hit anyone.

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