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Man in wheelchair hit by tractor-trailer

A man in a motorized wheelchair crossing Ocean Avenue in Lynbrook was severely injured when he was hit Monday afternoon by a tractor-trailer making a right turn from Ocean onto Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook police said.

The man, who lives in Oceanside, was airlifted to Nassau University Medical Center after the 2:04 p.m. accident, police said.

The extent of the victim's injuries were not immediately known.

There were no other immediate details.

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