Penticton man sues golf course after being thrown from cart after brakes failed – Penticton News

Lawsuit over golf cart crash

A Penticton man has filed a lawsuit against Wow Golf Club Inc., alleging he was seriously injured after the brake on one of the golf carts went off the course.

In the lawsuit filed in Penticton on May 3, 2022, David Turner alleges that he was driving a golf cart down a hill on or about May 16, 2020 when the brakes on the cart failed, causing the cart to hit an embankment and overturn, killing him. throw out.

The lawsuit alleges that the golf course was negligent in failing to “ensure … to ensure that the plaintiff would be reasonably safe when visiting the grounds.” In addition, Turner alleges that the course failed to inspect the golf carts and in turn rented the Wow Golf Club’s customers defective equipment.

The suit further alleges that Turner suffered multiple injuries, including multiple fractures, lacerations and a collapsed lung. Turner claims he continues to suffer “pain, suffering, loss of joy of life, loss of income and permanent disability”.

The suit does not state a dollar amount, but asks for general damages for pain and suffering, lost income and lost income opportunities, for future health care costs, for loss of household capacity, among others.

Attempts by Castanet to contact Wow Golf Club for comment were unsuccessful.

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