Hit-and-run driver seriously injures disabled man

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A driver struck and seriously injured a man in a wheelchair on 12th Street Wednesday night.

Joey Salas, 42, is a well-known figure in Oak Cliff. He was leaving La Calle Doce Wednesday night, when the driver of a pickup hit him and fled the scene, according to KTVT. Witnesses say it was a white Ford F150 with LED lights.

Both of Salas’ legs were crushed.

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Salas, who has cerebral palsy, finished college last year and works at Dallas Can Academy.

His family is accepting donations for his care and recovery through this Go Fund Me page.

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