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71-year-old man in wheelchair hit by taxi on Upper East Side

UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — A 71-year-old man in a wheelchair was hit by a taxi Monday afternoon, police said.

He was hit near the intersection of Park Avenue and East 86th Street just before 2 p.m., police said. The 71-year-old victim was rushed to Presbyterian hospital for trauma treatment.

The driver remained at the scene.

No identifying information is available for the driver or the victim.

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