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Alcohol involved in accident involving wheelchair

Posted: 6:05 AM, Jan 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-11 11:05:43Z

LANSING, Mich. — A Lansing man had to be taken to the hospital Thursday night after he was hit by a car.

The Lansing Police Department was dispatched to the intersection of Cedar and Paris around 8 p.m. for a report of a man in a wheelchair being hit by a car.

Lansing police tell FOX 47 News the man was leaving the liquor store and rode out in the middle of traffic, before being hit by a car.

The man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and no one else was hurt, police said.

The Lansing Police Department tells FOX 47 News the victim had been drinking before the accident occurred.