Pedestrian in wheelchair struck on N. Michigan Road

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Southbound Michigan Road is closed while police investigate an accident involving a pedestrian.

Police say there was a collision between a vehicle and a person in a motorized wheelchair near Michigan Road and Township Line Road. The accident happened just before 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The male pedestrian was taken to St. Vincent Hospital on W. 86th Street in serious condition. Police say the man appears to have suffered a fractured leg and is alert.

The crash does not appear to be a hit-and-run, police said.

Michigan Road is blocked at Cooper Road while police investigate the crash.