HPD: Man seriously injured after hitting horse with moped in NE Houston

HOUSTON — A man is in critical condition after allegedly hitting a horse while riding his moped Saturday night in northeast Houston.

According to police, the victim was driving his moped eastbound on Little York Road and Burning Brush Lane when two horses darted across the road into the moped.

The impact threw the victim from off the moped and onto the roadway, where he hit his head on the pavement.

The victim was taken to the hospital with a serious brain injury. He is in critical condition and may not survive, officials said.

Police said the two horses ran off and could not be found.