Woman In Wheelchair Injured After Being Hit By Vehicle
By Travis Thayer
(Florence, Ky.) – A women was injured after being struck by a vehicle early Thursday morning in Florence.
Police say Rebecca Fischer, 52, was traveling to the Speedway gas station in a motorized wheelchair around 6:30 a.m. when a passing motorist hit her. The accident occurred while Fischer was attempting to cross U.S. 42 near Ewing Boulevard.
Fischer was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center with a serious leg injury.
Police say it remains unclear if Fischer was in the crosswalk or not at time of the collision.
The accident remains under investigation.