Salvador Chavez, 41, Killed in Modesto Crash at Tully Road and Montclair Drive
MODESTO (March 24, 2019) – A man in an electric wheelchair was hit and killed by a car in the area of Tully Road and Montclair Drive late Friday night, March 22.
The victim has been identified as 41-year-old Salvador Chavez, of Modesto.
Police said the incident began when Chavez was in his electric wheelchair as he crossed Tully Road from the west portion to the east side.
Man in Wheelchair Hit by Car in Modesto, March 22
Chavez was headed north in part of the lane closest to the sidewalk when he was struck at the intersection by a vehicle which was also traveling in the same direction.
Emergency personnel responded to the scene and transported Chavez to a hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. The accident took place at about 11 p.m., north of Woodrow Avenue.
Police reported that the driver of the car involved stopped after hitting the man and cooperated with the authorities. The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
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