Man critically injured after wheelchair falls off dock

Police say the man was with his family

Police say the man was with his family on the dock yesterday when the wheelchair he was strapped into rolled off the dock and into the water.

PORT JEFFERSON - A 72-year-old man is in critical condition after his wheelchair rolled off a dock in Port Jefferson village.

Police say the man was with his family on the dock yesterday when the wheelchair he was strapped into rolled off the dock and into the water.
 
Officials say it took crews about 15 minutes to get him out.
 
The man was rushed to the hospital and is in critical condition this morning. 
     

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