Man in wheelchair hit by car in Merriam

Posted at 6:06 PM, Aug 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-21 19:06:32-04

A man in a wheelchair was hit by a car near 55th and Knox in Merriam, Kansas on Sunday.

 A driver failed to yield at a stop sign around 4 p.m. and struck the man in an electric wheelchair as he was trying to cross the street.

The driver cooperated with police and was cited for running the stop sign.

The victim was sent to the hospital to be checked out, but police say he will be okay.  The wheelchair is most likely destroyed.



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