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Sunday, May 19, 2024

Golf cart driver suffers broken ribs after being cut off on Morse Boulevard

The driver of a golf cart suffered broken ribs after falling out of his golf cart when he was cut off by a vehicle at about 1 p.m. Monday on Morse Boulevard.

The accident took place at the intersection of San Marino Drive and Morse Boulevard.

Golf cart driver suffers broken ribs
The driver of this golf cart was transported to Ocala Regional Medical Center.

The golf cart driver was forced to take evasive action after being cut off by the other vehicle, which did not stop, according to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.

The driver of the golf cart was transported by Rural/Metro Ambulance to Ocala Regional Medical Center.

In 2015, a Villager gathered signatures on a petition, calling on the Sumter County Commission to take action to make Morse Boulevard safer. You can read about her campaign HERE

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