Sydney Benes Car Accident: Watch video two Mercyhurst University student-athletes pushing Sydney Benes’ wheelchair down the stairs.
After video showing two Mercyhurst University student athletes pushing a wheelchair down several steps surfaced, the pair were charged. The students, named as Carson Briere, 23, and Patrick Carrozzi, 21, will be charged with criminal mischief and disorderly conduct and will be arraigned at a preliminary hearing on May 22.
Sydney Benes, a 22-year-old native of Erie who lost both of her legs in a vehicle accident in 2021, used the wheelchair.
According to PennLive, the wheelchair that Pennsylvania college student athletes at a club dragged down a flight of stairs Saturday night belonged to Benes, who lost both of her legs in a vehicle accident in 2021.
Sydney Benes, also known as SyborgSydney, is a TikTok user who has been chronicling her rehabilitation and attempts to regain her ability to walk using prosthetics.