Florida police articulated Venus Williams was at fault in a gondola crash this month that led to the death of a passenger in another vehicle
Venus Williams made a auto accident this month that led to the deaths among air passengers in another vehicle, according to a police report secreted on Thursday.
Palm Beach Gardens police respond eyewitness told examiners that Williams moved a red light in her Toyota Sequoia SUV, making a 9 June crash that disabled 79 -year-old Jerome Barson, who died two weeks later.
The report remarks a Hyundai Accent driven by Barsons wife, Linda, gate-crashed into the side of Williams SUV. Linda Barson told sleuths she was approaching the intersection when her illumination diverted green and she was unable to stop in time. Linda Barson suffered unspecified moderate injuries.
Williams, who revolved 37 on 17 June, was not hurt.
She told examiners she had entered the six-lane intersection on a green light but had been forced to stop midpoint by congestion ahead of her. She said she did not assure the Barsons car when she intersected into their lanes.
The driver of[ Williams automobile] is at fault for violating the right of way, the investigating detective concluded.
The crash remains under investigation. Williams, who has a residence in Palm Beach Gardens, has not been cited or accused. The report suggests the former world No1 was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Williams attorney, Malcolm Cunningham, said in a statement that Williams uttered her deepest condolences to the family who lost a loved one.
Michael Steinger, the attorney for Linda Barson, “havent had” immediate comment.
Venus Williams has triumphed seven Grand Slam singles titles, including five at Wimbledon. She revealed in 2011 that she had been diagnosed with Sjogrens syndrome, an autoimmune disease.
Her grading fell outside the top 100 as she coped with her illness and injuries.