Two Juveniles Injured Following Go-Kart Accident In Wheeling

Two male juveniles were injured after a go-kart accident in Wheeling Tuesday evening.

The Highway Patrol’s report indicates a 9-year-old was operating a go-kart at the intersection of North 3rd Street and North Grant Street and failed to stop at a stop sign. Another vehicle was traveling southbound on North Grant Street and hit the go-kart in its passenger side. The 9-year-old go-kart operator and a 14-year-old passenger both received moderate injuries from the accident. 30-year-old Justin Haddakin of Wheeling was the driver of the vehicle and was not injured.

The accident took place just before 5:20pm.

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department assisted the Highway Patrol.