A Vehicle Hits a Victim In a Wheelchair In a Pedestrian Accident Resulting in Death
Tragedy struck on an otherwise ordinary day in Frederick. Authorities are currently investigating a pedestrian incident that occurred on Thursday, Oct.12 around 11am on the 1200 block of West Patrick Street. The victim was in a wheelchair, and unfortunately, did not survive the accident.
Officers were patrolling the area when they came across a vehicle parked in the middle of the road causing them to initiate an investigation. They soon discovered that a pedestrian in a wheelchair was hit by a car and had sustained serious injuries. Despite the efforts of EMS to save the victim’s life, unfortunately, they were pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the victim is yet to be revealed. The FPD Crash Reconstruction Team has taken over the investigation of this deadly accident. Further information will be released as the investigation continues.
Pedestrian safety is of utmost importance, especially for those who need extra assistance. We must all be cautious on the roads and remain vigilant to prevent such devastating accidents from occurring in the future. The community mourns the loss of this individual and extends their deepest condolences to their friends and family members during this difficult time.
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