Man in Motorized Wheelchair Hit by Vehicle in Watertown


(Watertown MN-) A Bloomington man was seriously injured after his motorized wheelchair was hit by a vehicle in Watertown Thursday morning.

The State Patrol says at about 6:45, 54-year-old Richard Dunscombe was riding in the chair in the southbound lane of Highway 25, near 6th Street, when he was struck by a southbound vehicle.

The vehicle was driven by 21-year-old Elisabeth Gnitka of Ramsey.

Dunscombe was taken to a hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

Gnitka was not injured.


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