12-year-old girl on Go-Kart hit by 2 cars in Charlotte

Friday, June 24, 2016
Officers investigating go-kart accident in Charlotte
Officers investigating go-kart accident in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE -- A 12-year-old girl is in the hospital after she was hit by two vehicles while riding her Go-Kart Thursday night in north Charlotte.

Police told WSOC that Cierra Mitchell was driving her Go-Kart around 9 p.m. through the intersection of Greene Street and West Sugar Creek.

That's when they said Mitchell failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with the front of car.

The girl was thrown from the Go-Kart and then struck by a second car. Police said she was not wearing a helmet.

Paramedics rushed the 12-year-old to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Speed and alcohol were not factors in the crash, according to police. No one has been charged.

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