The driver of the Moped, Maria Christina Escobar died earlier of today of injuries sustained in this collision.
APD Traffic Investigators routinely forward traffic death cases to the appropriate prosecutor’s office for review, but at this time do not believe that charges will result.
The moped rider’s position in the roadway was a factor in the collision.
This is the 12th traffic fatality collision in Amarillo this year.
ORIGINAL 6/12/16 –
On Sunday night, Amarillo Police responded to a wreck on the 400 block of North Grand Street.
Officers found a car hit a moped that was stalled in the traffic lane on the overpass.
The driver of the moped was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The incident is being investigated by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.