Car strikes, injures moped rider in Altamonte Springs

Victim taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. - A moped rider was struck by a car and injured early Friday in Altamonte Springs.

The accident happened around 1 a.m. on State Road 436 near Douglas.

According to police, witnesses said a black Dodge Charger headed west on S.R. 436 ran a red light and crashed into the moped.

The moped driver was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center with serious injuries, police said.

The driver of the Charger, who was not hurt, could face charges.

No other details have been released.

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