Fatal Pedestrian vs Car
INDIO - Tuesday night a man bound to a wheelchair was struck and killed by a car.
According to Indio police, the crash happened around 6 p.m. at the intersection of Dr. Carreon Boulevard and Monroe Street. Police say wheelchair-bound pedestrian was a 57 year old Hispanic man.
The driver that hit the man remained on scene as police paramedics helped the man and investigated the accident. Police do not suspect drugs or alcohol was a factor in this accident. The man was raced to the hospital where he later died. His name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.