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Morse Boulevard shut down for investigation into serious golf cart accident

Morse Boulevard was shut down Thursday afternoon for the investigation into a serious golf cart accident.

The crash occurred at about 4 p.m. at Morse Boulevard and Palo Alto Avenue.

The driver of this golf cart was seriously injured in a crash Thursday afternoon on Morse Boulevard
The driver of this golf cart was seriously injured in a crash Thursday afternoon on Morse Boulevard.

A witness at the scene told Villages-News.com that a woman had been traveling alone in a golf cart when she drove into the path of a van. The woman was seriously injured and transported from the scene by ambulance.

Morse Boulevard was blocked off for the investigation into the accident
Morse Boulevard was blocked off for the investigation into the accident.

The Florida Highway Patrol has been called in to investigate the crash.

A group of Villagers living north of County Road 466 has been pressuring the Sumter County Commission and the Community Development District 1 Board of Supervisors to take a hard look at safety issues on Morse Boulevard. They have argued that the intermingling of golf carts and vehicles is dangerous – and potentially deadly.

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