MURFREESBORO, TN – A man in a wheelchair was rushed to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross a busy street in Murfreesboro on Monday.
According to WZTV, the man was struck by a Dodge Ram pickup truck at about 4 p.m. while crossing the southbound lanes of Broad Street at Brinkley Avenue.
Drivers traveling south on NW Broad are currently being re-routed onto Brinkley Dr. as officers investigate a truck versus pedestrian accident. Traffic is slow going, please find an alternate route. pic.twitter.com/GyFQw5DxAU
— Murfreesboro TN Police Department (@MboroPoliceDept) July 12, 2021
It is unclear if the victim was crossing in a designated crosswalk at the time of the crash. He was transported to a nearby hospital in unknown condition.
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