A golf cart driver was transported from the scene of a crash Friday afternoon near Freedom Pointe.
The Atomic golf cart struck a light pole at about 3 p.m. at the intersection of El Camino Real and Buenos Aires Boulevard.
The Villages Public Safety Department removed the driver from the golf cart using a backboard, according to a witness. The male driver was loaded into an ambulance and transported from the scene. He was taken to UF Health-The Villages Hospital.
The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the scene of the crash, but the investigation was turned over to the Florida Highway Patrol.