Inaccessible Sidwalks, Deadly Streets

Forced to roll in street due to unusable sidewalks, a wheelchair user is killed by SUV.
January 22, 2004, 10am PST | Abhijeet Chavan
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"The lack of adequate sidewalks puts wheelchair users at risk in using streets. Police tell wheelchair users to not use street, but there is no alternative. "The narrow, buckled sidewalks frequently are blocked with telephone poles, fire hydrants and business awning poles...Riding in the streets is something many wheelchair-bound people often are forced to do."

Thanks to Bill Barker

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Published on Saturday, January 17, 2004 in San Antonio Express-News
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