Moped driver cited for DWI, injured in crash

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A moped driver is in the hospital and charged with drunk driving after a crash last night.

Wilmington Police say a concerned citizen called 911 around 11 p.m. about a single vehicle crash at Market St. and N. College Rd. When officers arrived, they found John Peter Thompson unresponsive on the ground. They say he had slipped head first off his moped.

Thompson was taken to the hospital, where he is listed in critical condition.

After investigating, police cited him for DWI and reckless driving.

Court records show Thompson does not have any previous charges in New Hanover County.

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