Pedestrian Injured in Vehicle Collision on Varner Road [Thousand Palms, CA]
Person in Wheelchair Struck and Hurt in Crash near Tecolote Road
THOUSAND PALMS, CA (November 29, 2021) – A vehicle collision on Varner Road left one wheelchair bound individual injured last Friday.
The incident happened around 5:05 p.m., just south of Tecolote Road. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.
According to officials, the severity of the victim’s injuries is unknown. However, the driver of a gray Toyota Camry struck a person in a motorized wheelchair for unclear reasons.
Eventually, the paramedics arrived and transported the patient to Desert Regional Medical Center. Investigators have not yet released their identity.
California Highway Patrol are still currently working to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident on Varner Road.
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