Florida police pronounced Venus Williams was at fault in a auto disintegrate this month that led to the deaths among a passenger in another vehicle
Venus Williams generated a vehicle crash this month that led to the death of a passenger in another vehicle, according to a police report released on Thursday.
Palm Beach Gardens police remark evidences told researchers that Williams flowed a red light in her Toyota Sequoia SUV, causing a 9 June crash that disabled 79 -year-old Jerome Barson, who died two weeks later.
The report mentions a Hyundai Accent driven by Barsons wife, Linda, gate-crashed into the side of Williams SUV. Linda Barson told investigators she was approaching the intersection when her light-colored switched light-green and she was unable to stop in time. Linda Barson sustained unspecified moderate injuries.
Williams, who grew 37 on 17 June, was not hurt.
She told researchers 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 verify the Barsons car when she crossed into their lanes.
The driver of[ Williams auto] is at fault for infringing the right of way, the investigating patrolman concluded.
The crash remains under investigation. Williams, who has a residence in Palm Beach Garden, had still not been quoth or billed. The report reads 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 attorney for Linda Barson, had no immediate comment.
Venus Williams has prevailed seven Grand Slam singles claims, including five at Wimbledon. She revealed in 2011 that she had been diagnosed with Sjogrens syndrome, an autoimmune disease.
Her ranking fell outside the top 100 as she coped with her disease and injuries.