Did you know golf cart injuries are a national epidemic?

Did you know golf cart injuries are a national epidemic?

For the past three years, we’ve followed the story of Luke Siegel, whose life drastically changed after a golf cart accident. But did you know, last year, there were around 18,000 golf cart injuries that sent people to emergency rooms all across the country? Tim Siegel, Luke’s father, said it is a national epidemic.

What happened in the accident with the golf cart in Lubbock?

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – A child is in critical condition following an accident with a golf cart on Tuesday afternoon. Nine-year-old Luke Siegel was driving the cart on 106th Street when it overturned on top of him.

What happened to Tim Siegel at Texas Tech?

You’re not human, you don’t have a heart, if you don’t.” Luke’s accident happened on July 28, 2015. Less than three weeks before, Tim Siegel had resigned after 23 years coaching at Tech, saying he wanted to spend more time with his family.

What happened to Luke Siegel?

The road ahead is far from easy for the Siegel family, but it’s lined with promise– both with Luke’s progress and with efforts to bring about change after his accident. On July 28, 2015, Lubbock Police reported that Luke and his friend were riding in a golf cart in South Lubbock at a high rate of speed, driving in circles around a cul-de-sac.