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Sussex County man in wheelchair seriously injured after being hit by 2 vehicles

Gene Belcher, of Newton, was in a motorized wheelchair traveling on the shoulder of the road when he was hit by two cars.

Lanette Espy

Nov 29, 2023, 12:46 PM

Updated 231 days ago

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A 64-year-old man was thrown from his wheelchair while traveling on the shoulder of a road in Hampton Township, state police say.
Police say Gene Belcher, of Newton, was in a motorized wheelchair traveling on Route 206 south Tuesday around 5 p.m.
They say Belcher crossed over from the northbound to the southbound lanes when he was hit by a Mazda. He was then hit by a Honda and ejected from his wheelchair.
Belcher sustained serious injuries.


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