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UPDATE: Traffic crash with serious injury

Post Date:07/26/2017 4:24 PM

UPDATE: JULY 26, 2017

RELEASED BY: LT CHERYL TRAINER

CASE NUMBER : MP17-48413

Event: Traffic crash with serious injury

Date and Time: July 25, 2017 1650 hours

Location: St Clair/US1

Melbourne Police Officers responded yesterday to a traffic crash at the above location involving a vehicle and electric wheelchair occupied by an 84 year old male. The occupant of the wheelchair is now listed in stable condition.

 

ORIGINAL NEWS RELEASE: JULY 25, 2017

RELEASED BY: LIEUTENANT T.A. TURNER CASE# 17-48413

Event: Traffic crash with serious injury

Date/Time of Event: July 25, 2017, 1650hrs

Location of Event: St. Clair St/US-1

Melbourne Police Officers responded to a traffic crash at the above location involving a vehicle and electric wheelchair occupied by an 84 year old male. Further investigation revealed the wheelchair entered into oncoming traffic and was subsequently struck. The occupant of the wheelchair was transported with life threatening injuries. He is currently in critical condition. His name is listed below:

Michael A. Chergosky-w/m-4-29-1933
1136 McClendon St, Melbourne Florida 32935

This crash is currently under investigation by the Melbourne Traffic Unit.

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