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Woman in wheelchair struck by car while crossing street in Cleveland

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Posted at 6:45 PM, Sep 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-28 18:45:55-04

CLEVELAND — A woman in a wheelchair was struck by a car as she crossed the street on Cleveland’s East Side Friday night, according to CMHA police.

A Black Acura was driving west on Central Avenue when it turned onto East 43rd Street. The driver did not see the woman in a wheelchair who was crossing the street and struck her, police said.

The woman was transported to University Hospitals with serious, life-threatening injuries, according to police.

The driver was not charged but received a citation for failure to yield, police said.