Man hospitalized after wrecking his moped into SUV

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Wilmington, NC (WECT) - A New Hanover County man was injured on Christmas Eve after his moped collided with an SUV.

The accident happened in the Monterrey Heights neighborhood at the intersection of Cathay and Angel Island Roads around 8:30 p.m.

Troopers say the moped driver failed to yield at a stop sign and was hit by the SUV.

Emergency workers took the man to New Hanover County Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.

Authorities say alcohol may be a factor in the crash. The driver of the SUV will not face any charges.