Father and son injured in go-cart accident

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September 6th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

A two-year old Red Oak boy suffered life-threatening injuries during a go-kart accident late Monday night. According to Red Oak Police, Ryan E. Soar and his 35-year old father Shawn Michael Soar, were riding a go-cart at around 9:15-p.m. Monday, when the machine hit a parked car in the 700-block of East Grimes Street. The child was flown by helicopter to a trauma center in Omaha. His father suffered minor injuries and was treated at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital.
Red Oak Police say that alcohol appeared to have played a role in the crash, which remains under investigation.