Venus Williams ‘drove lawfully’ in fatal car crash in Florida

Venus Williams 'drove lawfully' in fatal car crash in Florida

The sequences showed that American tennis star Venus Williams lead legally in a car accident that resulted in the death of a 78-year-old man, police said.

A surveillance video obtained by the Palm Beach Gardens Police in Florida shows Ms. Williams vehicle entering an intersection at a green traffic light.

A police report has already been pointed out that Williams was to blame and “violated the influence of [the other driver].”

Williams’ lawyer, said the fatal crash of June 9 was an accident.

The family of Jérôme Barson, the man who died in the accident, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Mrs. Williams.

New video evidence revealed that the Grand Slam champion had the right of way to enter the intersection of Northlake Boulevard in the city of Palm Beach Gardens, according to the police report.

However, as it did, the report indicates that Mrs. Williams was forced to slow down to avoid a collision with a vehicle coming in the convoy, which was delayed to clear the crossing.

When he started to move forward, a second vehicle – which moves in a different direction – entered the intersection with a green road sign and the two cars they collided.

“This updated information based on new evidence, is still under investigation,” the police statement said.

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M. Barson had traveled with his wife, who was driving at the time.

He was taken to the hospital, but died two weeks after his injuries.

Mrs. Barson was also taken to the hospital, but survived.

The initial police report, obtained by US means said there are no other factors, such as medications, alcohol-related distractions or cell phone, was not the subject of an investigation.

Ms. Williams, the 37-year-old Grand Slam champion, told police she did not see the couple’s car and she was driving slowly. She was not detained in connection with the accident.

Monday questioned by reporters about the accident, Ms. Williams burst into tears and said: “There are no words to describe the anguish [that is] I am totally speechless.” .

The lawyer of señora Williams, Malcolm Cunningham told CNN. “Ms. Williams entered the intersection on a green light The police report said Williams was traveling at least 5 hours when Mrs. Barson was crushed ..

“The authorities do not issue with señora Williams appointment or traffic violations. This is an unfortunate accident and Venus expresses its deepest condolences to the families who lost a loved one.”

Ms. Williams is playing her 20th Wimbledon in London, where she was named 10th.
Ms. Williams and her sister Serena dominated women’s football for two decades.

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