Four Teens Injured in Golf Cart Collision in Whitfield County, Georgia
WHITFIELD COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news story posted at wdef.com, four teenagers were injured February 3 in a golf cart collision in Whitfield County, Georgia. It is not clear at this time how the accident happened. One of the teens sustained serious injuries.*
The accident occurred on the evening of February 3 in the Highland Forest Subdivision of Whitfield County. At about 7 p.m., four teenagers were riding in a golf cart on Charolais Trail. For unknown reasons, the driver of the cart lost control, and the golf cart overturned. Investigation indicates the cart continued forward for some time while on its side.
All four teens were injured in the crash. Three of the teenagers sustained minor injuries, according to officials, and they are expected to recover. One of the teens, however, was ejected from the golf cart during the collision and sustained serious injuries. Emergency responders called for a medical helicopter to airlift the 16-year-old girl to a nearby hospital.
Reports have released the name of the seriously injured teen, but her name is withheld from this story for privacy reasons. She is reportedly a star member of the Northwest Whitfield golf team. School officials said she suffered a head wound but was able to move her extremities before doctors sedated her. She is in stable condition, officials said, and doctors are optimistic about her chances of recovery.
The accident is still under investigation. The three other teenagers involved in the crash have not been identified. Authorities said no charges have been filed against the driver of the golf cart at this time.
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