APD: 18-wheeler hits pedestrian in motorized wheelchair

ATLANTA -- A woman in a motorized wheelchair was taken to an area hospital, Friday, after police said she was struck by an 18-wheeler in downtown Atlanta. 

Officers report that the driver was going straight when another vehicle attempted to turn in front of him. As the driver of the truck proceeded, the woman came around the vehicle and was hit. 

The driver told police that he did not see her and that she was not on the crosswalk.

The woman was taken to Atlanta Medical Center with injuries to her legs. 

Neither party has pressed charges.

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