Handicapped man struck by car
LAUDERHILL, Fla. (WSVN) -- A South Florida man in a wheelchair is recovering after a vehicle struck him in the street.
The accident happened near West Oakland Park Boulevard and Northwest 56th Avenue. Lauderhill Fire Rescue said the 55-year-old man was crossing the street when he was hit by the car, falling out of his wheelchair.
Rescue crews had to shutdown most lanes near the intersection while tending to the man. He suffered a minor leg injury and was taken to an area hospital.
The driver stayed on scene and is cooperating with police.
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