Traverse City Truck vs. Wheelchair Accident

The Traverse City Police investigated a truck verses wheelchair accident that occurred at the intersection of Garfield Avenue and Boon Street, on the south/east side of the city.

A 28-year old woman from Melbourne, Florida was driving the pickup truck.

She was making a northbound turn from Boon Street onto Garfield when she struck a 54-year-old woman crossing Garfield Avenue in her wheelchair.

The 54-year old woman was transported to Munson Medical Center for treatment.

She has non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the pickup truck was cited for “Failure to Yield” and ordered to appear in 86th District Court within 10 days.