wheelchair

The City of Beaumont is making progress toward creating a more mobile city for people with disabilities.

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Disability

A woman crossing the street in her power wheelchair was critically injured March 3 after being struck by a vehicle near Central Mall in Port Arthur. 

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Rodney and Anniessia Dencklau and their daughter, Sarah

As Rodney Dencklau lay struggling on the ground next to his overturned wheelchair waiting for emergency responders, he thought about a dilemma he and other persons with disabilities, especially around here, have to deal with regularly – navigating their way across a city designed for “normal” people, people who can walk.

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