News: 2 injured in Villages golf cart accident involving alleged DUI driver


THE VILLAGES, FL – Two people were injured in a golf cart accident involving in the Villages earlier this month, authorities said.

According to the Villages News, the incident took place March 2 in the vicinity of Morse Boulevard and Colony Boulevard.  The Florida Highway Patrol said 60-year-old Julianne Marie Janny was driving a golf cart about 9 p.m. when she took a curve too fast, causing the cart to overturn and land on its side.  Two passengers were injured, though no details were released on their conditions.

Investigators said Janny, a resident of the Village of Lake Denham, showed indications of alcohol use including tests that that registered .210 and .193 blood alcohol content. She was charged with two counts of driving under the influence with injury to a person.

Janny pleaded not guilty to the charges in Sumter County Court and was released on $4,000 bond.

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