A moped rider is in critical condition after losing control and crashing Friday afternoon in the northwest valley.
Officers responded about 5:15 p.m. to the area near Jones Boulevard and Rancho Drive. Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Carlos Hank said it was a single-vehicle crash.
The rider was taken to University Medical Center with head injuries, Hank said. Police initially said his injuries were life-threatening but later said he is expected to survive.