RPD: Arrest made after man in wheelchair hit by car on Clifford Ave.

June 18, 2017 08:53 PM

Rochester Police say one person was arrested after a City of Rochester man was reportedly hit by a car on Clifford Avenue while crossing the street in a wheelchair.

Police say the victim was hit in the area of 2341 Clifford Avenue just before 1:20 a.m. Sunday morning. Police say 34-year-old Devin Dix, a City of Rochester resident, was driving a Honda Civic eastbound on Clifford Avenue when he reportedly hit the 34-year-old victim.

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According to police, the Honda was disabled in the area of Culver Road and Clifford Avenue. Police say Dix is accused of running from the car, though officers managed to take him into custody. 

Police say that Dix was charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in serious physical injury. They say the victim had serious injuries to his leg, and was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital.


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