- Associated Press - Monday, June 16, 2014

PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. (AP) - A man in a wheelchair who fell into the water off a dock is listed in critical condition at a Long Island hospital.

Suffolk County police say the man, who was strapped to his chair, went over the side of Port Jefferson dock around 2:40 p.m. Sunday.

The 72-year-old man was with his family when the accident occurred.

Newsday (https://nwsdy.li/1kFIwQr ) says officers responded to a 911 call and pulled the man out of the water about 15 minutes later.

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Information from: Newsday, https://www.newsday.com


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