No charges have been filed after a weekend crash that killed a motorist driving a moped.

The 48-year-old motorist was riding a moped when he was hit by a SUV Saturday morning.

According to witnesses, the accident happened at the intersection of Independence Boulevard and Stalings Road when the motorist ran a red light and was struck and killed.

Recent research has shown an increase in the sales of scooters, a motor vehicle that is largely unregulated as compared to other motor-vehicles.  With this rise in sales, the number of wreck involving two-wheeled vehicles has increased as well.  That’s why it’s especially important for all road users to rmember to share the road and remain alert of what is happening around them.  If you have been in a motor-vehilce accident involving a scooter or otherwise, call the Accident Attorneys of Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower at 704-499-9000 or 877-374-5999 toll-free.