Florida police said Venus Williams was at fault in a car clang this month that led to the death of air passengers in another vehicle
Venus Williams made a car disintegrate this month that led to the death of a passenger in another vehicle, according to a police report secreted on Thursday.
Palm Beach Plot police say witness told researchers that Williams ranged a red light in her Toyota Sequoia SUV, effecting a 9 June crash that injured 79 -year-old Jerome Barson, who died two weeks later.
The report says a Hyundai Accent driven by Barsons wife, Linda, crashed into the side of Williams SUV. Linda Barson told investigates she was approaching the intersection when her ignite transformed green and she was unable to stop in time. Linda Barson digested unspecified moderate injuries.
Williams, who shifted 37 on 17 June, was not hurt.
She told investigators she had entered the six-lane intersection on a green light but had been forced to stop midpoint by commerce ahead of her. She said she did not examine the Barsons car when she bridged into their lanes.
The driver of[ Williams car] is at fault for violating the right of way, the investigating patrolman inferred.
The crash remains under investigation. Williams, who has a residency in Palm Beach Plot, has not been cited or accused. The report says the former macrocosm No1 was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Williams attorney, Malcolm Cunningham, said in a statement that Williams conveyed her deepest condolences to the family who lost a loved one.
Michael Steinger, the lawyer for Linda Barson, had no immediate comment.
Venus Williams has won seven Grand Slam singles entitles, 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.