Man in wheelchair crossing the road is now in the hospital, police say

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FRESNO, California (KSEE) – A man in a wheelchair is in critical condition in the hospital after he was hit while crossing the road Thursday, according to Fresno Police.

The crash happened shortly before 4 p.m. in the area of Marks Avenue and Sussex Way. Police say the driver remained at the scene and was temporarily detained, but was not cited.

Police say the crash happened when a 90-year-old in a wheelchair was crossing Marks Avenue from the west side of the street towards Sussex Way and the driver was making a left from Sussex Way onto southbound Marks Avenue.

“The elderly man is in critical condition he’s currently at CRMC being treated,” said Lt. Tim Tietjen.

The crash remains under investigation.

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