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What Are Common Causes of Golf Cart Accidents?

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Usually, in golf cart accidents, there are two categories of causes of the accident.

The first category is in situations where golf is being played on a golf course. Usually in those situations, one golf cart will hit another, and somebody will be rear-ended just like in a vehicle. Also, the golf cart will hit a person, or a golf cart will flip or hit a tree while somebody is navigating the golf cart on a golf course.

The other category is when the golf cart is actually being used as an off-road or recreational vehicle being taken on trails, being taken in a backyard. In those situations, the most common causes of accidents are when somebody falls out of the golf cart or the golf cart hits a tree—usually branches hanging from trees—or when the golf cart tries to take a hill that’s too steep or tries to make a curve too quickly because they just don’t handle like vehicles do.

Usually, if not often, alcohol is a factor in golf cart accidents.

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If you or a loved one have been injured as a result of a golf cart accident, contact the Indianapolis Golf Cart Accident Attorneys of Wilson Kehoe Winingham. The lawyers at WKW can help you get the compensation you deserve. Call 317.920.6400 or fill out an online contact form for a free, no-obligation case evaluation.

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