Texarkana, TX – Ciara Trotter Injures Man In Wheelchair On Summerhill Rd
Texarkana, TX (March 27, 2019) –29-year-old Ciara Trotter was arrested Tuesday, March 26, following an incident on Summerhill Road.
According to police, Trotter was turning right off New Boston Road onto Summerhill Road when she struck an 85-year-old man crossing the street in a motorized wheelchair. Witnesses to the crash said that Trotter fled the scene immediately without stopping, leaving the man lying in the middle of the road.
The man sustained injuries in the collision and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. His wheelchair sustained heavy damage in the collision as well.
Trotter was apprehended following the hit-and-run and has been charged with fleeing the scene of an accident.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the man injured in this accident, who we hope will be able to make a complete recovery.
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