One injured in moped, van collision
A collision this morning between a moped and a van injured one person, who was airlifted to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, according to Sanford police.
The crash happened at the intersection of Carthage Street and Fields Drive, near Central Carolina Hospital, at around 11 a.m. The moped was coming into town, heading east on Carthage Street, and the van, reportedly a County of Lee Transit System (COLTS) vehicle, was attempting to go southbound on Fields Drive, according to SPD Maj. Jamie Thomas.
Despite being injured, Thomas said, “[the moped driver] was conscious and alert.”
The driver has not yet been identified. Further details will be reported as they become available.