No charges for driver who hit man in wheelchair

Police say no charges have been filed against the driver of the SUV that collided with a 59-year-old man in a wheelchair on Friday night.

Richard Meldon was in his wheelchair he collided head on with the SUV.

Richard Meldon was in his wheelchair he collided head on with the SUV. (12/11/12)

BRIDGEPORT - Police say no charges have been filed against the driver of the SUV that collided with a 59-year-old man in a wheelchair on Friday night.


Richard Meldon was in his motorized wheelchair headed northbound in the southbound lane when he collided head on with the SUV.


Meldon's brother, Len, says that he died Saturday morning at St. Vincent's Hospital.


People living near the intersection say the accident could have been avoided if the sidewalks were in better condition.
 

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