Two Kannapolis juveniles hospitalized in go-kart accident involving a vehicle

Published 9:08 pm Wednesday, April 19, 2023

KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis Police Department is currently investigating a Wednesday accident that left two juveniles hospitalized.

According to a spokesperson with the city, the accident occurred at the intersection of Cook Street and Oakshade Avenue around 3:30 p.m, when a go-kart and an automobile reportedly collided.

Per the report, the driver of a Honda was heading east on Cook Street, when the operator of the go-kart heading south on Oakshade Avenue “ran the stop sign at the intersection and struck the car.”

Both juveniles that were in the go-kart sustained injuries which required airlift transportation to area hospitals for medical treatment.

No other injuries were reported.

The spokesperson indicated that no charges are expected to be filed.