A golf cart plowed into a group of people, including Dekaney (Houston)
head coach Willie Amendola, on the field at Cowboys Stadium following Dekaney's 34-14 victory over Steele (Cibolo, Texas)
in the Class 5A-II final.
Amendola was talking to reporters around midfield when the cart accelerated and smashed into him from the behind. The throttle on the cart was reportedly left on
.According to 5ATexasFootball.com
, Amendola was able to grab the wheel and steer the cart away from causing further injury. The Houston Chronicle reports that several reporters suffered injuries
. Unverified reports claim two people were taken away on stretchers.
Video of the incident can be seen here
There is no word on the extent of the injuries.