Car collides with motorized wheelchair in south Eugene

Car collides with motorized wheelchair in south Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. - A person in a motorized wheelchair went to the hospital with serious injuries, including broken bones, after a collision with a car at the intersection of 30th Avenue and University Street in South Eugene on Thursday night.

At around 6:20 p.m. Thursday Robert Charles Six Jr., 57 of Eugene, was crossing to the north side of 30th Street at University when an eastbound Toyota Corolla hit his motorized wheelchair, police said.

Officials said that Six was taken to Riverbend Hospital with numerous injuries, including several broken bones. On Friday afternoon, police reported that he is in critical condition.

The driver, later identified as Jennifer Christine Ellis, 43 of Dorena, was not injured in the crash.

Police ask anyone with more information about the crash to call investigators at (541) 682-5138.