Vehicle hits, kills man in wheelchair

Emergency vehicle lights flashing, police car inspecting city. iStockphoto/Motortion
Emergency vehicle lights flashing, police car inspecting city. iStockphoto/Motortion


A Blytheville resident was killed Saturday afternoon when he was hit by a vehicle.

Anthony Q. Lawson, 57, died as a result of a collision that happened at 1:37 p.m. on Main Street in Blytheville.

Lawson was traveling westbound in a motorized wheelchair.

At the same time a 2003 Dodge was going east in the outside lane, when it collided with Lawson.

The investigating trooper noted the weather was clear and the road was dry.


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