A Person in Wheelchair Injured in an Accident on South Virginia Street Near Hubbard Way
Reno, NV (October 08, 2020) – On Thursday, a person in a wheelchair was injured after getting hit by a vehicle on South Virginia Street near Hubbard Way and the Peppermill.
Moreover, rescuers took the person to the hospital with undisclosed injuries.
Additionally, Reno Police say, initial investigation shows that the person in the wheelchair is crossing against traffic lights when he was hit by a vehicle.
Furthermore, the driver of the vehicle did leave the scene and was cooperative with the investigators.
Consequently, 2 lanes were impassible due to the crash.
Lastly, authorities are asking for witnesses to call the Reno PD to help the investigation.
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