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Teenager dies after go-kart crash

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10:17 CEST+02:00
A Swedish teenager has died after crashing his go-kart at a campsite in southern Sweden on Sunday.

The 18-year-old man sustained serious head injuries when his go-kart veered off a path at Elfsdalen campsite in Klippan in southern Sweden on Sunday afternoon.

He was rushed to Lund University Hospital where he died on Sunday night.

Police are working on the theory that crash was caused by a malfunction in the go-kart's accelerator pedal.

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