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Go kart driver strikes St. Louis police SUV, is critically injured

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A man driving a Go Kart was critically wounded when he struck the side of a police car late Saturday night.

Police said the man was driving west on St. Louis Avenue when it entered the southbound lanes of Kingshighway and struck the side of a Chevy Tahoe police cruiser. Police said the Go Kart ran a red light.

The Go Kart came to a stop in the center median. The driver of the Go Kart, who has not been identified, was transported to a St. Louis area hospital in critical, unstable condition, but has since been upgraded to stable.

Accident Reconstruction detectives were called to the scene to investigate the crash.

The officer was not injured.

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