Taxi Strikes Person in Wheelchair

The victim has been transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries

By Sarah Grieco
|  Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012  |  Updated 10:48 AM PDT
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Taxi Strikes Person in Wheelchair

Mark Sackett

Police investigated the scene of the incident.

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A person in a wheelchair was seriously injured on Wednesday morning after being struck by a taxi cab downtown, according to authorities.

The incident happened shortly before 9:30 a.m.  on the intersection of First Avenue and C Street.

The patient was transported to UCSD Hospital in life-threatening condition, according to the fire department.

Traffic was blocked off at the scene while authorities investigated the incident.
 

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