Man in wheelchair suffers major injuries after being struck by vehicle in Twentynine Palms
A disabled man in a wheelchair sustained major injuries after being struck by a vehicle Thursday morning in Twentynine Palms.
The crash happens at around 7:20 a.m. in the area of SR-62 and Adobe Road.
Authorities said a maroon Dodge made a right turn onto Adobe and struck the man within a marked crosswalk.
The man was rushed to the hospital with major, but non-life-threatening injuries.
Drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the collision, authorities added.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Morongo Basin Station at (760)-366-4175.
Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com