A Clarkston man is being charged with vehicular assault after hitting a man in a wheelchair Monday morning.
Washington State Patrol says 29-year-old Carlos Nando-Hernandez was driving a vehicle westbound on Trent Ave. when he hit the pedestrian in the wheelchair. He then fled the scene and was located a short time later at a residence on Freya.
The man in the wheelchair has been identified as 33-year-old Seth Weathers. Weathers was transported to Sacred Heart. The driver was not injured.
The accident is still under investigation. WSP says alcohol or drugs was a factor in the accident.