COCOA, Fla. – Police are investigating a crash this evening that sent two men to the hospital, one an innocent bystander who was just sitting in his driveway.
Police say that a group of young men were riding a moped type motorbike on Vasser St. in Cocoa this afternoon when one of the men lost control and struck a fence injuring an elderly man sitting in his driveway on the other side of the fence.
After the crash, the other men on the moped who were not injured attempted to pick up the motorbike and flee the scene, however, they were quickly subdued by police.
The driver of the moped type motorbike and the elderly man were both injured and transported to the hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
The driver will be charged with leaving the scene of an accident and not having a motorcycle endorsement.
Stay with Local 6 as this is a developing story.