UPDATE: Moped driver hospitalized after collision with car

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MASON CITY, Iowa – Authorities have identified the people involved in a moped/car accident on Thursday night.

The rider of the moped was 27-year-old Sadat Zenel of Mason City.  He was taken to Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa and is listed in fair condition.  The driver of the car was 42-year-old Raul Torres Sanchez.

 

MASON CITY, Iowa – A moped rider was hospitalized Thursday night after being hit by a car.

The crash happened at around 10:25 p.m. on South Eisenhower Avenue south of 4th Street.  Mason City police say it appears the moped driver was leaving the Walmart parking lot when he was hit and was pushed about 30 feet before the car and moped came to rest.

Three people were in the car and were not hurt.  Names of those involved have not been released.  Police say the moped rider was conscious and breathing when he was taken to Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa by the fire department.  He was not wearing a helmet.

More information is expected to be released Friday.

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