There was a deadly crash involving a golf cart in Cypress, Texas on August 6, 2023. The crash happened early Sunday morning neat the intersection of Greenhouse and Towne Lake. According to reports, the golf cart was attempting to make a left turn, when it was struck by an SUV that ran a stop sign. At the time, there were three people on board the golf cart. Two of them were pronounced dead at the scene. A third was transported to a local hospital where he was also pronounced dead. The driver of the SUZ was arrested following the crash. The victims have been identified as Christopher Scandridge, Jacob Wnuk, and Fraser Anderson. The incident remains under investigation. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those impacted by this deadly crash.
There have been a number of recent accidents involving golf carts, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death. There was a crash in Port Aransas, Texas on July 8, 2023, when a pickup truck collided with a golf cart. There was a crash involving a golf cart in Port Aransas, Texas on August 4, 2023.
This unfortunate incident is not an isolated event. Data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System reveals that between 2007 and 2017, an estimated 156,040 people received emergency room treatment for golf cart-related injuries. A more recent study by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) found that golf cart-related injuries have increased to over 6,500 annually in the past few years, with over half of these injuries occurring in children aged 12 and younger.
Our lawyers have represented numerous people who suffered severe injury because of the negligence of another party. Our experienced attorneys have previously been involved in numerous lawsuits involving vehicular accidents, including those involving golf carts. There are strict and short time limits on making claims, so please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.