Tiger Woods was touring greater than 40 mph over the pace restrict when he crashed his automotive in late February, in line with authorities.
Throughout an April 7 press convention, Sheriff Alex Villanueva mentioned one of many major causes of the golf legend’s February 23 crash was driving at 84-87 mph in a 45 mph zone in addition to not being in a position to negotiate the curb on the roadway. The ultimate estimated pace when Woods’ automotive struck a tree was 75 mph.
“There have been no citations issued and no indicators of impairment,” Villanueva mentioned, including that the athlete was not given particular remedy. Throughout the presser, police additionally shared that Woods’ foot was 99 p.c on the gasoline petal in any respect factors of influence and the brake was by no means hit. Authorities imagine he panicked and accidently hit the gasoline as an alternative of brake, however it’s hypothesis since Woods cannot keep in mind this element.
Police additionally famous that they didn’t examine his telephone for texting and do not imagine he was on his telephone.
After the crash in Southern California, which left him with critical accidents, Woods was hospitalized and underwent emergency surgical procedure. On Feb. 28, 5 days after the accident, Woods, 43, broke his silence on the crash.