Moped Mishap Injures Sibley Man

Tue 6-28-2016 []

(Sibley)-- A moped accident this past Saturday in Osceola county injured a Sibley man.

The Sheriff's Office says 44-year-old Steven Lenderts of Sibley was driving a 2009 Bash moped northbound on 11th Avenue in Sibley and was attempting to turn left onto 9th Street when he leaned it too far, causing him to lose control. The moped went onto its side and slid in the middle of the intersection.

Lenderts was taken by ambulance to the Osceola Community Hospital with non incapacitating injuries.

He was charged with operating while intoxicated, failure to maintain control and no insurance.

Damage to the moped was estimated at $500.

The incident took place around 2:20 p.m. Saturday.