Man killed, another injured when accused impaired driver hits golf cart in Seneca Park

Man killed, another injured when accused impaired driver hits golf cart in Seneca Park
LMPD said two men were hit while on a golf cart at the Seneca Park golf course and one of the men died. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Lazaro Pozzo Illas was arrested and charged murder and DUI following a crash in at the Seneca Park golf course.
Lazaro Pozzo Illas was arrested and charged murder and DUI following a crash in at the Seneca Park golf course. (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A crash in Seneca Park claimed the life of a man on Sunday afternoon and landed another with DUI charges.

The report came in just before 4 p.m. of an injury accident in the 2300 block of Pee Wee Reese Road, which is near the golf course at Seneca Park. LMPD said two men in their 40s were riding on a golf cart and were hit by the driver of the vehicle. Both were ejected from the vehicle.

Police said two men were riding in a golf cart when they were hit by a car.
Police said two men were riding in a golf cart when they were hit by a car. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

Both men were rushed to UofL Hospital where one was pronounced dead. The other had what police said are non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the vehicle Lazaro Pozzo Illas, was arrested and charged murder, assault, DUI, wanton endangerment and operating without a license.

The names of the victims haven’t been confirmed by police.

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