OPP Looking For Vehicle After Wheelchair Struck

Wednesday October 9th, 2019

Posted at 5:13pm


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OPP are looking for a gold coloured vehicle after a wheelchair was struck in Leamington.

Police say that on October 9th around 9:45am a brown or gold-colored vehicle exiting the driveway of The Superstore on Talbot Street East in Leamington struck the occupant of an electric wheelchair, which had been travelling eastbound, crossing at the light, causing the occupant to fallout.

The vehicle failed to remain at the scene and was last seen travelling westbound on Talbot Street East.

The 85-year-old occupant of the wheelchair was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Ontario Provincial Police in Leamington are appealing for any information about the driver or vehicle. Anyone with information regarding this incident or any other is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.


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