Pickup Truck Strikes Pedestrian Operating A Wheelchair in Sparks - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video

Pickup Truck Strikes Pedestrian Operating A Wheelchair in Sparks

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A person is recovering in the hospital after their motorized wheelchair was struck by a truck in Sparks Friday. 

Sparks police say the crash happened on Vista Boulevard at Disc Drive at around 9:15 a.m. Investigators say the truck was leaving a parking lot and entering the southbound lanes on Vista when they hit the victim crossing. The victim was ejected out of the chair and the wheelchair was pinned under the truck.

The driver was transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Police add, the driver did not see the victim and either party received a citation.

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