OPP Searching for Vehicle After Wheelchair Struck


Leamington OPP is asking for the public's help in tracking down a vehicle that fled the scene after hitting a wheelchair.

The crash happened at 9:45am Wednesday morning at the entrance to The Superstore on Talbot St. E.

Police say a gold or brown vehicle was exiting the driveway and struck an electric wheelchair causing the occupant to fall out.

The vehicle in question then left the scene travelling westbound on Talbot St. E.  

The 85-year-old occupant of the wheelchair was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  

Anyone with information about the crash is being asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.