One Injured When Moped Collides Into Back Of SUV (PHOTOS)

JASPER (NNDC) – A moped operator escapted serious injury when his scooter rear-ended an SUV on Jasper’s north side this morning.

Jasper police say 67-year old Sharon Frank of rural Huntingburg was traveling southbound on Newton Street in her SUV at about 8:40 this morning when she slowed for traffic approaching the light at 36th Street.  Frank told police as she was slowing, her vehicle was rear-ended by a moped driven by 24-year old Bradley Atkins of Jazsper.

Atkins suffered arm and facial injuries in the accident.  He was transported to Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Atkins was cited by police for not his vehicle’s registration and for speed to fast to avoid a collison.