Man seriously hurt in moped accident

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Oaklawn, Kan. -- A 51-year-old man was seriously injured in a a moped accident Wednesday afternoon.

It happened around 3 p.m. on 47th Street South at Brookhaven in Oaklawn. Sedgwick County Sheriff's Lt. Randy Cole says the man was riding his moped west on 47th Street when he lost control.

the moped skidded along the pavement before coming to rest against a curb. Lt. Cole says the man wasn't wearing a helmet when his head hit the pavement, causing a head injury.

He was transported to Wesley Medical Center in serious condition. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident can call the sheriff's office at 660-3770.

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