From newsday.com, we get this headline:
Woman accused in wheelchair death faces homicide chargeYeah. The death was actually that of a human being, a man using a motorized wheelchair. It was a hit-and-run. The woman appears to have been intoxicated. Also, the man who died, Ranford Beckford, 51, was driving his wheelchair on the road's shoulder about a mile from his home.
My personal opportunities for driving along a roadside usually were caused by either lack of curb cuts or lack of adequate, accessible transportation. Or both.
Because you are nothing without your assistive equipment. See parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of this series.