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Man in wheelchair hit by driver near 17th Ave and Bell Rd

Posted at 7:29 AM, Apr 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-08 11:19:50-04

PHOENIX — A man is being treated at a hospital after getting hit while crossing the street in a wheel chair.

Phoenix police say around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday, the man in a wheelchair was crossing near 17th Avenue and Bell Road when he was hit by a vehicle.

He was attempting to cross against the light in a crosswalk, according to police.

The man was taken to a hospital by paramedics with life threatening injuries.

Investigators say the driver remained at the scene and speed or impairment do not appear to be factors in the crash.

The investigation remains ongoing.