A man was in critical condition after driving his moped while under the influence of alcohol and colliding with another vehicle in the intersection of Rocky River Road and WT Harris Boulevard in northeast Charlotte Saturday.
Witnesses told officers that around 7 p.m. the moped all of a sudden appeared in front of traffic in the intersection, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. Another vehicle struck the moped, and its driver was taken by helicopter to a local hospital, medic officials said.
Sgt. David Sloan said the mans injuries were life-threatening when he arrived at the hospital. At 8:40 p.m. police learned he was in critical but stable condition.
Sloan said the man will be charged with driving while under the influence.