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Man in serious condition after golf carts collide in The Villages

Troopers say victim ran stop sign

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SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. – A 74-year-old man is in critical condition after two golf carts crashed Monday afternoon in The Villages, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the 74-year-old man was driving a golf cart south on Fortaleza Drive around 4:10 p.m. and failed to stop at a stop sign at Enrique Drive.

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When he entered the intersection, another golf cart hit the left side of his golf cart, causing the man to be ejected, records show. He was not wearing a seat belt and suffered serious injuries, according to the report.

The 57-year-old man driving the other golf cart was not injured.

Both drivers are from The Villages.