Monday, May 19, 2008

Two motorized wheelchair fatalities

A Salisbury (North Carolina) man, John Bynum Chambers, 87, has died from his injuries after his motorized wheelchair was hit by a car on Saturday morning, the Salisbury Post reports. A detailed report of the accident was not available over the weekend.

And another man, Jeffrey Kraus, 56, of Goshen, Ohio, has also died after his motorized wheelchair was stuck by a car on Ohio Route 28, according to this report.

It's not known why either of these men had taken their wheelchairs onto the road.