Posted on Feb 27, 2024

Woman in wheelchair fatally struck by vehicle in Benton Township

BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI - Police in Benton Township were called to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident on Thursday night, reports WBND.

An investigation determined that a woman in a wheelchair was struck by a vehicle in the vicinity of Milton Street and E. Napier Avenue at about 10 p.m.  The woman, a 59-year-old resident of Benton Harbor, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle involved, a 57-year-old Benton Harbor resident, was not injured.  The driver was reported to be cooperating with the investigation.

Anyone with further information regarding the incident was asked to contact Benton Township police.

Our Michigan car accident lawyer will continue to monitor this developing story and provide any additional information as it is released to the public.