Man in wheelchair dies following hit-and-run near Roosevelt Bridge in Stuart

MARTIN COUNTY, FL — A hit-and-run pedestrian collision Saturday night, March 16, in Stuart claimed the life of an elderly man in a motorized wheelchair, reports WPTV.

The incident occurred in the area of U.S. Highway 1 and Wright Boulevard, north of the Roosevelt Bridge. Stuart Police were dispatched to the scene just before 10:00 p.m.

As of this time, officials have not disclosed any specific details about the nature of the collision, but an investigation and search for the fleeing driver remains underway.

This blog will be updated to reflect any major developments.

The West Palm Beach pedestrian accident lawyers of Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. have provided this story for informational purposes only, and it should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a collision that was someone else’s fault, we would like to discuss your options for pursuing financial compensation at your convenience. Contact our offices today for a free consultation, by calling 561.689.8180 or filling out our online contact form.

Last Updated : March 18, 2024

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