Teen injured in golf cart crash
Teen injured in golf cart crash


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>>Developing now Saint Johns the newscast.
>>Developing now Saint Johns
County, a teenager airlifted to>>Developing now Saint Johns
County, a teenager airlifted to
the hospital after being hit by County, a teenager airlifted to
the hospital after being hit by
a car. The sheriff’s office the hospital after being hit by
a car. The sheriff’s office
tells news 4 Jax a 16 year-old a car. The sheriff’s office
tells news 4 Jax a 16 year-old
was driving a tells news 4 Jax a 16 year-old
was driving a
golf cart a 17 year-old was was driving a
golf cart a 17 year-old was
also on the card about an golf cart a 17 year-old was
also on the card about an
hour ago we learned that teen also on the card about an
hour ago we learned that teen
was taken by ambulance to hour ago we learned that teen
was taken by ambulance to
a hospital. was taken by ambulance to
a hospital.
>>And it happened this a hospital.
>>And it happened this
afternoon on Capitol green>>And it happened this
afternoon on Capitol green
drive now this is near afternoon on Capitol green
drive now this is near
cross quarter Parkway in drive now this is near
cross quarter Parkway in
nocatee the roadway was shut cross quarter Parkway in
nocatee the roadway was shut
down for the helicopter but was nocatee the roadway was shut
down for the helicopter but was
quickly reopened after the teen down for the helicopter but was
quickly reopened after the teen
was airlifted quickly reopened after the teen
was airlifted
news 4 Jax reporter Maggie was airlifted
news 4 Jax reporter Maggie
Lorenz is live near where this news 4 Jax reporter Maggie
Lorenz is live near where this
crash happened Maggie, this is Lorenz is live near where this
crash happened Maggie, this is
a very busy area for golf crash happened Maggie, this is
a very busy area for golf
carts. a very busy area for golf
carts.
♪>>Gee Scott it’s what nocatee>>Gee Scott it’s what nocatee
is known for there are golf>>Gee Scott it’s what nocatee
is known for there are golf
carts everywhere out here is known for there are golf
carts everywhere out here
people drive them to the pool carts everywhere out here
people drive them to the pool
to run other errands people drive them to the pool
to run other errands
it’s very common to see them on to run other errands
it’s very common to see them on
♪ it’s very common to see them on

the sidewalks and parked ♪
the sidewalks and parked
alongside vehicles and busy the sidewalks and parked
alongside vehicles and busy
parking lots. alongside vehicles and busy
parking lots.
>>We got to the scene as the parking lots.
>>We got to the scene as the
golf cart was being towed away.>>We got to the scene as the
golf cart was being towed away.
>>A spokesperson with the golf cart was being towed away.
>>A spokesperson with the
sheriff’s office says it’s not>>A spokesperson with the
sheriff’s office says it’s not
known right now if the teen or sheriff’s office says it’s not
known right now if the teen or
the driver of the car was known right now if the teen or
the driver of the car was
at fault. We talked to one long the driver of the car was
at fault. We talked to one long
this evening as she was loading at fault. We talked to one long
this evening as she was loading
of groceries on to this evening as she was loading
of groceries on to
her cart. of groceries on to
her cart.
>>We have you know the her cart.
>>We have you know the
sidewalks are wide enough for>>We have you know the
sidewalks are wide enough for
the golf carts. Their signs sidewalks are wide enough for
the golf carts. Their signs
post the golf carts. Their signs
post
there’s parking just for golf post
there’s parking just for golf
carts here and have the pool there’s parking just for golf
carts here and have the pool
area. But a lot of the carts here and have the pool
area. But a lot of the
businesses in front of the area. But a lot of the
businesses in front of the
businesses that everybody just businesses in front of the
businesses that everybody just
knows that you know businesses that everybody just
knows that you know
at T has golf by this she says knows that you know
at T has golf by this she says
because of those wide sidewalks at T has golf by this she says
because of those wide sidewalks
in the clear signage she’s because of those wide sidewalks
in the clear signage she’s
never felt unsafe traveling in the clear signage she’s
never felt unsafe traveling
among vehicles. never felt unsafe traveling
among vehicles.
>>Note. among vehicles.
>>Note.
>>I mean it was like being>>Note.
>>I mean it was like being
behind a car, you know you have>>I mean it was like being
behind a car, you know you have
watch for other vehicles to behind a car, you know you have
watch for other vehicles to
watch for people and the those watch for other vehicles to
watch for people and the those
stop signs is you know when you watch for people and the those
stop signs is you know when you
turn needs they have a link or stop signs is you know when you
turn needs they have a link or
on and they say lights turn needs they have a link or
on and they say lights
dark in. Yeah, it’s unclear at on and they say lights
dark in. Yeah, it’s unclear at
this time what caused the crash dark in. Yeah, it’s unclear at
this time what caused the crash
to happen.>>And I talked with a>>And I talked with a
spokesperson for the sheriff’s>>And I talked with a
spokesperson for the sheriff’s
office on the phone today and spokesperson for the sheriff’s
office on the phone today and
he said that right now the 16 office on the phone today and
he said that right now the 16
year old’s injuries appear to he said that right now the 16
year old’s injuries appear to
be not life threatening year old’s injuries appear to
be not life threatening
explaining that people can be be not life threatening
explaining that people can be
airlifted for a variety of explaining that people can be
airlifted for a variety of
reasons it’s all about getting airlifted for a variety of
reasons it’s all about getting
that person to a trauma center reasons it’s all about getting
that person to a trauma center
as quickly as possible, but it that person to a trauma center
as quickly as possible, but it
doesn’t necessarily mean that as quickly as possible, but it
doesn’t necessarily mean that
the injuries are life doesn’t necessarily mean that
the injuries are life
threatening every time. I’ll the injuries are life
threatening every time. I’ll
have another update for you

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