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One Dead, Two Injured After Recent String of Golf Cart Accidents


It seems that with each passing week, golf cart accidents become more and more severe in Florida. One recent crash in Okaloosa County highlights the dangers of such vehicles, while another from Naples shows that this phenomenon is sweeping across the State. A third incident in Arizona indicates that this isn’t just an issue in Florida, either. Victims are suffering serious or fatal injuries due to golf cart accidents, and families are desperate to seek justice. How can we stop these incidents from happening in the future?

Jeep Smashes into Golf Cart, Leaving Victim in Critical Condition 

On November 9th of 2023, it was reported that a Jeep had collided with a golf cart in Destin. The crash left the golf cart driver in critical condition and images from the scene show a terrible amount of wreckage. There seems to have been some kind of confusion at an intersection, causing both vehicles to move into each other’s path. Fortunately, the golf cart driver is expected to survive – a miraculous outcome given that there was little remaining of the golf cart after the crash. The exact cause of the crash is under investigation – although a failure to yield the right of way is likely.

Nanny Crushed and Killed by a Golf Cart in Naples

On November 13th, it was reported that a 21-year-old nanny lost her life after being crushed by a golf cart. The young lady was in a garage when a golf cart somehow rolled over onto her, causing cranial bleeding and catastrophic injuries that ultimately proved fatal. It is not clear how this incident occurred, and it remains under investigation. Two parents found the woman unresponsive, next to a golf cart with the keys in the ignition. A very tragic result for the family.

23-Year-Old Woman Suffers TBI After Falling from Golf Cart 

On November 8th, it was reported that another young woman had suffered a traumatic brain injury due to a golf-cart-related accident. She had allegedly fallen backward off a golf cart while in Arizona. She then struck her head on the pavement, causing serious injuries including multiple brain bleeds and skull fractures. She is now reportedly “on the long road to recovery,” and she was placed in a medically-induced coma for five days. The young lady now faces extensive medical bills and years of potential rehab. The examples of golf cart accidents point out the various ways in which the involvement of a golf cart can be serious and at times even fatal. At we see and have handled golf cart rollover cases, golf cart collisions, golf cart ejection of passengers, and even golf cart malfunctions that cause injuries.

Where Can I Find a Qualified, Experienced Golf Cart Accident Attorney? 

If you’ve been searching for a qualified, experienced Florida golf cart accident attorney, look no further than, the law offices of Frank D. Butler, Attorney at Law. For more than 25 years, we have helped numerous injured plaintiffs throughout Florida, and we know full well how terrible these accidents can be. With our help, you can discuss your legal options and decide upon the most appropriate course of action. Call us today to get started.


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