The Valparaiso Police are investigating a Saturday night traffic crash in the area of Franklin St. and Harrison Blvd. where a female in a wheelchair was struck by a vehicle. The wheelchair was reported to be traveling north in the southbound lane of Franklin St., between Harrison Blvd. and McKinley St., when the crash occurred. The vehicle was traveling south in the dimly lit area and reported to not have seen the wheelchair. There is no indication that alcohol or drugs was a contributing factor to the crash. The patient was transported to Methodist Hospital—Northlake Campus in Gary for treatment. The crash is still being investigated.
February 25th, 2019|Local News|