LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- A serious accident involving a moped in Gwinnett County, Wednesday, turned into much more when officers and medics investigated.
The accident happened at the intersection of Sugarloaf and Villa Ridge parkways where officers found the rider of a white moped suffering serious injuries.
The rider, Robert Burdette, 46, of Tucker was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Burdette ran a red light and crashed into the side of a Toyota Corolla that was attempting a left turn onto Sugarloaf Parkway. The driver of the car was not injured
However, back in the emergency room, personnel made several surprising finds on Burdette.
The first was a white, crystal-like substance on his clothes, police said.