PALM BEACH, Fla. — Someday after a golfer was killed in an accident when a golf cart collided with a automobile on Palm Seashore, there’s concern about how secure golfers are on the crossing on A1A.
This deadly crash occurred continues to be underneath investigation by police.
Proper alongside the crossing that connects one a part of the Par 3 Golf Course with the opposite, Golfer Brian Lisoski of West Palm Seashore is aware of all in regards to the vehicles on A1A.
“Individuals don’t obey the indicators,” Lisoski stated. “I simply stroll out and make them cease.”
Even he admits that could be a dangerous transfer, both on foot or in a golf cart.
“It’s type of harmful. I type of really feel this golf is a little bit dangerous over right here,” Lisoski stated.
It was harmful on Tuesday afternoon when a transferring automobile collided with a golf cart, ultimately killing an 83-year-old man within the cart and critically injuring one other golfer.
The wreck has now prompted the Florida Division of Transportation to try the crash and decide if higher indicators and warnings about crossing carts are wanted out on A1A the place the velocity restrict is 35 miles per hour.
“You’re on such a small space and it’s so good and earlier than you discover you’re driving 40 or 50,” stated golfer Dennis McCann visiting from Eire.
McCann wonders if one thing might be finished to decelerate visitors.
“I wouldn’t wish to see visitors lights go in however possibly some velocity bumps or one thing may assist,” McCann stated.
Each the police and the city supervisor have informed me whereas it’s uncommon, collisions with golf carts do happen. It is simply very uncommon to have one flip lethal.