In many car accident cases, the issue of fault is pretty straightforward – the other driver ran a red light, or couldn’t stop in time and rear-ended your vehicle, for example. But a recent accident in Sumter County sheds light on a not-so-simple liability case where the at-fault driver suffered a medical emergency just before the accident occurred.
Golf Cart Accidents
Senator Marco Rubio’s 12-year-old daughter is listed in stable condition at Miami Children’s Hospital after a golf cart accident in Lakewood Crest. The girl was reportedly visiting classmates in a private gated community when the golf cart she was riding on was involved in a collision. She was airlifted to Miami Children’s Hospital with a head injury and is currently listed in fair condition in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
Recently, a 27-year-old Land O’ Lakes woman was killed when she was thrown from a golf cart making a left turn and fell on the pavement at an area country club. The victim and her friend were riding on the cart at Lake Padgett Estates when they tried to turn left onto the driveway of a neighborhood park. The friend was driving the golf cart at the time, and, when he turned, she was ejected from the cart and suffered massive head trauma, which caused her death.