Four-year-old boy dies following golf cart roll-over east of Keene on Sunday

A woman also suffered minor injuries when golf cart with six people on board rolled over on Villiers Line near Bellmere Winds Golf Course

An OPP police car with lights flashing. (Photo: Ontario Provincial Police)

A four-year-old boy has died in hospital after he suffered life-threatening injuries when a golf cart rolled over on Villiers Line east of Keene on Sunday afternoon (July 17).

At around 12:20 p.m. on Sunday, Peterborough County OPP and emergency services were called to the scene of the collision.

A golf cart with six people on board was travelling southbound on Villiers Line, near Bellmere Winds Golf Course, when it rolled over.

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The four-year-old boy was airlifted to a Toronto-area trauma centre with life-threatening injuries. A woman was transported to Peterborough Regional Health Centre with minor injuries.

Villiers Line south of County Road 2 was closed for several hours while police documented the scene.

On Tuesday, police reported the four-year-old boy succumbed to his injuries in hospital and was pronounced dead. Police have not released the name of the boy.

Police continue to investigate the cause of the roll-over. Anyone who may have witnessed the incidient or has video footage and has not yet spoken with police is asked to contact the Peterborough County OPP at 705-742-0401 or 1-888-310-1122.


This story has been updated to indicate the injured boy has died in hospital.