Man cited after accident

Published 8:44 pm Saturday, January 3, 2015

A Suffolk man was sent to the hospital after getting hit by a vehicle while trying to cross Carolina Road in a wheelchair.

The accident happened about 6 p.m. in the 400 block of Carolina Road, city spokesman Tim Kelley said. The man was reportedly trying to cross the road when he was clipped by a vehicle that had tried to avoid the man.

He was transported to Sentara Obici Hospital with minor injuries and was cited for the incident, Kelley said.

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