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Saturday, June 12, 2021

Golf carts in head-on collision on path at Lake Sumter Landing

Two golf carts collided head on Thursday afternoon on the multi-modal path leading to the Morse Boulevard bridge.

Emergency responders were on the scene of a golf cart accident on the golf cart path 1
Emergency responders were on the scene of a golf cart accident on the multi-modal path between Lake Sumter Landing and the Morse Boulevard bridge.

A man in a golf cart was leaving Lake Sumter Landing Market Square at 1:58 p.m. and made a left turn onto the multi-modal path heading north toward the bridge, according to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office. He made the turn too fast and too sharp and collided with a golf cart that was southbound.

He suffered minor injuries and was transported by ambulance to UF Health-The Villages Hospital. He was ticketed on a charge of careless driving.

The occupants of the other golf cart were not injured.

Kart-Aide towed both golf carts from the scene of the crash.

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