A 65-year-old man who was in a wheelchair Wednesday in Paradise when he was hit by a pickup has died from his injuries, the RNC says. — Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram
A 65-year-old man who was in a wheelchair Wednesday when he was hit by a pickup has died from his injuries, the RNC says.
The accident occurred about 4:45 p.m. Wednesday when RNC officers responded to the collision that occurred in the area of Karwood Drive and Kestrel Drive in Paradise.
Police say a Ford F-250 pickup was turning left from Karwood Drive onto Kestrel Drive when it collided with with the man in the wheelchair.
The man was transported to hospital for treatment and later succumbed to the injuries.
The next of kin of the deceased are being notified and out of direct respect to the family members, the RNC will not be releasing the name of the deceased at this time.
Anyone who has any information in relation to the collision is asked to contact the RNC Accident Investigation section at 729-8654 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
You can also provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.