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Bicyclist, Driver Charged After Accident

Posted October 28, 2007 8:04 p.m. EDT
Updated October 28, 2007 10:49 p.m. EDT

— Police charged both a bicyclist and a driver who were involved in an accident that shut down Maynard Road on Saturday afternoon.

Ramiro Hernandez Morales, 16, of 220 N. Dixon Ave., was impaired while he was riding a bicycle on Southwest Maynard Road, police said. He collided with a white Ford Focus driven by Justin Edward Vaughn, 226 Blackbird Court, at the intersection with Kildaire Farm Road.

Morales was taken to WakeMed, where police later charged him. He faces one count each of driving-while-impaired and a provisional DWI for underage drinking.

Vaughn was charged with driving with a revoked license.

An update on Morales' medical condition was not available Sunday evening, but officers said his injuries are not considered life threatening.