Man on wheelchair hit by RT bus

SACRAMENTO - A man on a wheelchair was hit by a Regional Transit bus at the intersection of Auburn Boulevard and Watt Avenue on Sunday around 2:38 p.m.

Officer Michelle Gigante with the Sacramento Police Department said a man in his 40s was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

RT spokesperson Alaine Masui said the bus was driving west on Auburn Boulevard and making a turn onto Watt Avenue when a man on a wheelchair, who was on the corner, fell out of his wheelchair.

Police said the man fell into the street just as the bus was passing and it appears the man went under the bus. RT and police are continuing to investigate the accident.


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