The cause of Tiger Woods’ car accident, which left the legendary golfer with serious leg injuries, is said to be revealed by the Sheriff’s Department in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
Authorities are expected to blame excessive speed as the reason Woods destroyed a 2021 Genesis SUV near Ranchos Palos Verdes in late February, TMZ Sports reported. Sources told the gossip website that Woods lost control of the vehicle and that authorities are fixing the crash at speed.
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According to TMZ Sports, the investigation determined that Woods “accelerated” at the time of the wreck, and the SUV gained speed before crashing. It is alleged it is unclear whether Woods was unconscious before losing control of the vehicle or whether he was a distracted driver.
The Los Angeles Sheriff̵
“One reason has been determined, the investigation is complete,” Sheriff Alex Villanueva said last week.
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“We have reached out to Tiger Woods and his staff. There are some confidentiality issues with the release of the investigation information, so we will ask them if they waive privacy and then we will be able to make a full release. of all information relating to the accident. “
Villanueva added that authorities have “all the contents of the black box” that were in the SUV, but can not release the details “without the permission of the people involved in the collision.”
Woods said he did not know how the crash happened and that he could not remember driving. When a witness first approached the scene, Woods was unconscious, but a sheriff’s deputy said Woods was in shock and was able to answer simple questions.
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Authorities have said there was no evidence that Woods was under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the wreck. He sustained significant leg injuries during the crash and was moved back to his home in Florida last month.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.