Person in serious condition after crashing a moped into a wood chipper

One person was taken to the hospital in serious condition after crashing his moped into a wood chipper.

It happened around 9:30 Tuesday morning in Plymouth near in the intersection of 7B and Oak Roads.

Witnesses say Michael Auer, 52, was not paying attention to the men in the road directing traffic. He reportedly drove his moped directly into the back of the wood chipper.

Police believe drugs may have played a role in the crash.

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