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14-year-old teen driver pinned under golf cart after it flips, 2 others injured

Several juveniles were injured when in an afternoon crash involving a golf cart.
Several juveniles were injured when in an afternoon crash involving a golf cart.

WESTON, Fla. – A 14-year-old driving an electric golf cart in Weston was pinned underneath after he tried to round a corner and the cart flipped, according to Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies.

Officials said that two teen passengers, ages 14 and 13, were ejected from the cart.

The accident happened around 2:15 p.m. Sunday afternoon in the Windmill Reserve gated community in Weston.

The driver suffered major injuries to both his knees and was taken by helicopter to Memorial Regional Hospital, according to Broward Sheriff’s Office Fire Rescue. An injured female was also taken to Memorial Regional by ambulance, they said.

Authorities also said that both were trauma alerts with possible loss of consciousness.

The third juvenile was taken to Cleveland Clinic with what authorities described as a minor foot injury.

There is an investigation under way into the incident.


About the Author:

Terrell Forney joined Local 10 News in October 2005 as a general assignment reporter. He was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, but a desire to escape the harsh winters of the north brought him to South Florida.