Man suffers serious injuries after being struck on Old Henderson Highway

Published on Friday, 19 May 2017 16:59 - Written by

 

A 53-year-old Tyler man sustained serious injuries after being struck by a pickup with a trailer when he was crossing Old Henderson Highway in a wheelchair.

Tyler police responded to the wreck at the intersection with SSE Loop 323 about 8:40 a.m. Friday.

They were told the man in the wheelchair was crossing on the east side of Loop 323 from north to south in the crosswalk when he was hit by a Black Dodge Ram driven by a 26-year-old Tyler man.

The man in the wheelchair was taken to East Texas Medical Center with serious injuries. The driver told police he did not see the man in the wheelchair when he made his turn onto Old Henderson Highway. 

 

- Melissa McTee