Man in wheelchair, woman struck by car in midtown

Man in wheelchair, woman struck by car in midtown

Credit: KHOU

Police said the incident occurred when the woman stepped out of a crosswalk near the intersection of Wheeler and Fannin.

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on February 20, 2013 at 7:34 AM

Updated Wednesday, Feb 20 at 7:38 AM

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HOUSTON –- A man in a wheel chair and the woman who was pushing him were both struck by a passing car in midtown early Wednesday.

Police said the incident occurred when the woman stepped out of a crosswalk near the intersection of Wheeler and Fannin.

Both victims appeared to be in stable condition as they were treated at the scene and then put in an ambulance.

Police said the driver, who is a doctor, stopped to talk with police and assisted the victims while waiting for the ambulance to arrive.

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