BETHESDA, Md. (CBSDC) — A volunteer at the AT&T National golf tournament at Congressional Country Club was severely injured in a golf cart accident Friday morning.

The man was driving the cart near tee box at the No. 7 around 8 a.m. when he struck a nylon rope that separating the spectators from the course.

His arteries were cut on both sides of his neck causing him to bleed profusely according to a report by the Washington Post.

A make-shift tourniquet was fashioned by medical personnel on the scene, which included a doctor from George Washington Hospital.

He was taken to a local hospital for what are being described as life-threatening injuries.


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