Police investigating after moped passenger dies in car crash


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Police are investigating after they say a moped and car crashed near a Wilmington intersection Thanksgiving night, killing a passenger on the moped.

Wilmington Police say it happened around 9:30 p.m. in the intersection of Randall Parkway and Collegiate Drive. Officers say they are still looking into the crash, but they do know the moped collided with another vehicle.

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Police say a passenger on the back of the moped died at the scene, and the moped driver was taken to the hospital. They say at last check, the driver was in critical condition. Officers say the other driver involved in the crash was not hurt.

WPD says no names are being released at this time as officers continue investigating the crash. There’s no word on what caused the crash.