A 56-year-old woman was hurt Tuesday night when she was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street in her electric wheelchair.
Carol Carothers of Kennewick was taken to Trios Health, formerly Kennewick General Hospital, with non-life threatening injuries, Kennewick police reported.
She was crossing West 10th Avenue in the crosswalk about 7:45 p.m. when she was struck by a Nissan pickup trying to turn west onto 10th from South Washington Street, police said.
The force knocked over her chair and threw her to the road, police said.
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The pickup driver, Wesley Preston, 19, of Kennewick, was cited for failing to yield, police reported.