Florida police responded Venus Williams was at fault in a gondola crash this month that led to the death of a passenger in another vehicle
Venus Williams effected a automobile clang this month that led to the death of a passenger in another vehicle, according to a police report released on Thursday.
Palm Beach Plot police say witness told investigators that Williams ran 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 speaks a Hyundai Accent driven by Barsons wife, Linda, disintegrated into the side of Williams SUV. Linda Barson told researchers she was approaching the intersection when her sun shifted light-green and she was unable to stop in time. Linda Barson digested unspecified moderate injuries.
Williams, who swerved 37 on 17 June, was not hurt.
She told investigates 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 experience the Barsons car when she crossed into their lanes.
The driver of[ Williams auto] is at fault for transgressing the interests of space, the analyse policeman inferred.
The crash remains under investigation. Williams, who has a palace in Palm Beach Garden, has not been quoted or charged. The report adds the former world-wide 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 advocate for Linda Barson, “havent had” immediate comment.
Venus Williams has won seven Grand Slam singles deeds, including five at Wimbledon. She revealed in 2011 that “shes been” diagnosed with Sjogrens syndrome, an autoimmune disease.
Her grading falls outside the top 100 as she coped with her illness and injuries.