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Woman In Wheelchair Hit By Taxi Near San Francisco United Nations Plaza

A woman in a wheelchair was hit by a taxi near San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza Tuesday afternoon, fire officials said.

04/15/2014

A man in a wheelchair was killed in an intersection in San Francisco. (CBS)

Pedestrian In Wheelchair Killed At Notorious SF Intersection

Police in San Francisco were investigating what led to a collision that killed a pedestrian in a wheelchair in the city’s Hayes Valley neighborhood overnight.

11/04/2013

An elderly man crosses an intersection on his mobility scooter in central Berlin on May 18, 2011. Germany is considering a new tax to soften the impact of a rapidly ageing society, media reported on April 4, 2012, as Europe's top economy becomes greyer and its population slumps amid low birth rates. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Man In Wheelchair Killed By Hit & Run Driver In Salinas

Police are looking for the driver of a white pickup truck who struck and fatally injured a man in a wheelchair while backing out of a parking spot at a Salinas shopping center last month.

10/17/2013

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Driver Sought In Palo Alto Hit-And-Run Of Man In Wheelchair

Palo Alto police were asking for the public’s help in tracking down a hit-and-run driver who struck a man in a wheelchair last weekend.

06/05/2013

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Santa Clara County To See Surge In Senior Population

No baby boom here. In Santa Clara County, it’s all about the aging population.

09/21/2012

A man pushes shopping carts outside of a Walmart store. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Walmart Sued In SF Court Over Wheelchair Access To Self-Checkout

Two East Bay wheelchair users and a disability service organization sued Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday for allegedly failing to provide accessible point-of-service machines.

07/25/2012

Daniel Barnett is accused in the hit-and-run death of David Cox in Richmond on September 23, 2011. (Richmond Police Department)

Arrest Made In Hit-&-Run Death Of Wheelchair-Bound Richmond Man

Police on Thursday announced the arrest of a suspect in the hit-and-run death of a wheelchair-bound man in Richmond in September.

06/14/2012

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Man In Wheelchair Drowns After Falling In Emeryville Marina

Authorities say a 61-year-old Emeryville man in a wheelchair drowned after he fell into the waters of the Emeryville Marina.

05/23/2012

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Man In Wheelchair Hit, Killed By SF Muni Train At Civic Center Station

A man in a wheelchair was struck by a San Francisco Municipal Railway train at the Civic Center station late Monday morning, and Muni’s underground service was shut down, a Muni spokesman said.

04/23/2012

Kathy Jo Swift of Santa Clara is forced to use a regular wheelchair after her $4,000 power wheelchair was stolen from her apartment complex on December 17, 2011. (CBS)

Power Wheelchair Stolen From Santa Clara Woman

A South Bay woman is making an emotional plea after a piece of her independence was stolen. While police are searching for her power wheelchair, they said it will be hard to find.

12/23/2011

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