1 killed, 1 injured in Atlanta head-on crash involving moped

Credit: Atlanta Police Department

Credit: Atlanta Police Department

A crash just outside of I-285 in southwest Atlanta involving a car and a moped killed one person and injured another Friday evening, police said.

The wreck happened along Wilson Mill Road, which is south of Boulder Park Drive and west of the Perimeter, shortly before 9 p.m. According to police, a Yongfu moped traveling north entered the southbound lane, causing a head-on collision with a Ford Crown Victoria.

The driver of the moped was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel. The passenger was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital and was said to be stable.

The driver of the Ford sustained injuries not considered life-threatening.

Authorities did not say what led the moped’s driver to cross into incoming traffic.

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