A man in a wheelchair is in a critical condition after a car crash

SIOUX FALLS, SD (Dakota News Now) – Sioux Falls Police say a man in a wheelchair has been involved in a car accident. Health officials say the man is currently in “critical condition”.

Police spokesman Sam Clemens said the crash happened near West 12th Street and South Hawthorne Avenue on Wednesday around 7:30 p.m. The driver, a 39-year-old from Sioux Falls, was eastbound and the man in a wheelchair abandoned his vehicle and attempted to drive away. cross the street to the north.

Clemens says no tickets or citations have been issued because the investigation is ongoing; however, it does not appear that drugs, alcohol and speed were factors in the accident.

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