Man, 77, on mo-ped is hit by van, hurt

September 26, 2002|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

A 77-year-old Columbia man was in serious but stable condition yesterday after he was struck by a van while riding a mo-ped on Twin Rivers Road, Howard County police said.

George Walgrove, of the 5100 block of Harpers Farm Road, was traveling north on Twin Rivers Road near Trumpeter Road about 10:45 a.m. when he was struck by a Plymouth van traveling south and attempting to turn left. Walgrove was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.

The driver of the van, Terry L. Nickerson, 48, of the 3100 block of Fairmount Drive in Edgewater, was cited for failing to yield the right of way when making a left turn, police said.

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