Sunday, August 2, 2015

Wheelchair-bound man hit by car, driver flees on foot

A 52-year-old wheelchair-bound man was in critical condition after a car hit him on Frankford Avenue in Kensington Tuesday night, cops said.

Wheelchair-bound man hit by car, driver flees on foot

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A 52-year-old wheelchair-bound man was in critical condition after a car hit him on Frankford Avenue in Kensington Tuesday night, cops said.

Police said the man was hit on Frankford Avenue near Elkhart Street just before 9 p.m. The man driving the car got out fled the scene on foot, according to investigators, but his female passenger gave police his information and they expect to make an arrest soon.

The victim was rushed to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition around 11:30 p.m. Officers from the Accident Investigation Division remained at the scene late Tuesday night.

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