Wheelchair

BART Unveils New Car Design, Coming In 2015 (Credit: BART)

BART Reaches Agreement With Disability Advocates, Adds More Wheelchair Space On New Trains

The BART board voted Thursday to approve an agreement with disability advocates that improves accessibility on BART’s new “Fleet of the Future.”

02/27/2015

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Sound Of Exploding Wheelchair Tire Causes Evacuation Order For Part Of San Rafael

The sound of exploding, over-inflated tires on a wheelchair caused a shelter-in-place order and partial evacuation of the Marin County Civic Center in San Rafael Thursday morning, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.

01/22/2015

A frame from a video uploaded to Facebook, a San Francisco police officer is seen shoving a paralyzed man off a curb. (Sqaully D/Facebook)

Caught On Camera: San Francisco Police Officer Tries To Push Wheelchair-Bound Man Into Street

A San Francisco police officer was captured on two separate videos trying to shove a paralyzed, wheelchair-bound man off a curb face first into the street as other officers looked on, until a relative intervened to stop it.

01/21/2015

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Wheelchair-Bound Man Struck By Car And Killed While Crossing Street In East San Jose

A man in a wheelchair crossing the street was struck and killed by a car in East San Jose early Sunday morning.

01/18/2015

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Woman Escapes In Wheelchair She Allegedly Stole From Man At SF’s UN Plaza

A woman rode away in a wheelchair she stole from 65-year-old man in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza on Thursday evening.

10/03/2014

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Vallejo Caregiver Who Sexually Assaulted Disabled Adult Among 104 Fugitives US Marshals Arrested In 2 Weeks

The U.S. Marshals in the Northern and Eastern District of California arrested a caregiver who assaulted a person in a wheelchair along with a hundred other violent fugitives from throughout the region during a two-week operation.

07/01/2014

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Security Guard Accused Of Beating Wheelchair Bound Oakland Student Faces Video Evidence In Court

A security guard seen in a video allegedly beating a wheelchair-bound student made an appearance in an Oakland court Monday to face that video evidence.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/23/2014

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Man In Wheelchair Who Doesn’t Speak Robbed In Palo Alto Parking Lot

Police are looking for two men who robbed a man in a wheelchair who doesn’t speak in a Palo Alto parking lot on Wednesday afternoon.

06/17/2014

Oakland School Security Guard Accused Of Assaulting Student In Wheelchair, Dumping Him On Floor

Oakland Students Voice Support For Security Guard Seen Hitting Student In Wheelchair

A group of students at a high school in Oakland are voicing support for a security guard who was recently fired for hitting a student in a wheelchair, in an incident caught on camera.

05/30/2014

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Caught On Video: Oakland School Security Guard Seen Hitting Student In Wheelchair, Dumping Him On Floor

A security guard at a high school in Oakland has been arrested and charged with a felony for an assault on a student in a wheelchair, caught on tape by school surveillance video cameras.

05/29/2014

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