Man driving golf cart seriously injured after hitting curb in The Villages, FHP says

Golf cart driver, 78, ejected on impact, troopers say

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SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. – A man driving a golf cart in The Villages was seriously injured Saturday when it hit a curb and he was ejected from it, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the man, a 78-year-old resident of The Villages, was driving west on the Colony Boulevard golf cart path and approaching Morse Boulevard when his vehicle struck the curb at 6:45 p.m.

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The impact caused the man to be ejected from the golf cart, which continued down the path until it came to a stop upon colliding with a light support pole, the FHP said.

The driver was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries, troopers said.

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