Throughout an April 7 press convention, Sheriff Alex Villanueva stated one of many main causes of the golf legend’s February 23 crash was driving at 84-87 mph in a forty five mph zone in addition to not being capable of negotiate the curb on the roadway. The ultimate estimated pace when Woods’ automobile struck a tree was 75 mph.
“There have been no citations issued and no indicators of impairment,” Villanueva stated, including that the athlete was not given particular remedy. In the course of the presser, police additionally shared that Woods’ foot was 99 p.c on the gasoline petal in any respect factors of affect and the brake was by no means hit. Authorities imagine he panicked and accidently hit the gasoline as a substitute of brake, however it’s hypothesis since Woods cannot keep in mind this element.
Police additionally famous that they didn’t examine his cellphone for texting and do not imagine he was on his cellphone.
After the crash in Southern California, which left him with severe 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.