Semi-Truck Hits Moped On I-540 In The Rain

A semi-truck collided Thursday night with a moped on Interstate 540. Officials said the slick pavement heavy rain likely contributed to the wreck.

The moped’s female operator was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries following the crash. Authorities said the moped was rear-ended by the truck near Rudy.

Authorities said the male driver of the semi stated he did not see the female in front of him due to the heavy rain.

No arrests or other injuries were reported.

The names of those involved are not being released at this time.