Arrest made in connection with Red Oak Go-cart accident

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September 13th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

A Red Oak man has been charged in connection with a go-cart accident that resulted in serious injuries to his son. According to Red Oak Police, 35-year old Shawn Michael Soar was taken into custody early this (Tuesday) morning, on Felony charges of Child Endangerment and Serious Injury by Vehicle. Soar was being held in the Montgomery County Jail on $10,000 bond.

Authorities say Soar and his two-year old son Ryan were riding a go-cart at around 9:15-p.m. September 5th, when the machine hit a parked car in the 700-block of East Grimes Street in Red Oak. Following the crash, the child was flown by helicopter to a trauma center in Omaha. A report on his condition is not available.

Shawn Soar suffered minor injuries and was treated at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital.