2 teens hurt when golf cart drives into pickup’s path
PORTER TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Two teenagers were injured when their golf cart was hit by a truck in Cass County on Saturday.
According to Cass County Sheriff Joseph Underwood Jr., at 6:25 p.m. Saturday, Cass County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a personal injury traffic crash involving a golf cart and pickup truck in Cass County’s Porter Township. The crash occurred at the intersection of Wayne Street and Hilltop Drive.
The investigation showed that a golf cart driven by a 14-year-old girl drove from Hilltop Drive onto Wayne Street and failed to yield the right of way to a pickup truck being driven by Max Brown, 75, of Union. The 14-year-old driver and a 14-year-old passenger both were injured in the crash.
The two teens were transported to Elkhart (Ind.) General Hospital by SEPSA ambulance.
Brown and a passenger, Samantha Brown, were not injured. Both were wearing seat belts at the time of the collision.
The Porter Fire Department assisted at the scene.
Police said alcohol was not a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.