Latest reports just confirmed that Venus Williams was the one at fault in a car crash which took place this month and this was the result of the investigation of the authorities. Moreover, the tennis star expressed her condolences to the family of the victim, Jerome Barson who died after the crash.
Just this month, Venus Williams is said to be the reason of a car crash which led to the death of a man in a different car. With this, the police report confirmed that Williams was the one at fault after a thorough investigation by the authorities.
According to CNN, the police report contained testimonies from witnesses of the car crash. With this, the Palm Beach Gardens police shared that witnesses were able to see Venus Williams running a red light using her Toyota Sequoia SUV. This took place last June 9, 2017, and unfortunately, led to the death of Jerome Barson, 79-years old. The victim died two weeks after the said accident.
Moreover, the report also said that Linda Barson, wife of the victim was driving her Hyundai Accent when it crashed into the side of Venus Williams' SUV. Further, Linda disclosed to the authorities and to the investigators that she was heading to the intersection when her light turned green and that she could not already stop. With that, she suffered moderate injuries while her husband met his demise.
Meanwhile, Venus Williams was not hurt and injured from the said accident who just turned 37 last June 17. The said car crash which led to the death of Jerome Barson took place after her birthday but then she expressed her condolences to the family of the victim.
Venus Williams, on the other hand, shared her own part of the story telling that she did not see the car of the Barsons when she crossed into their lanes. She also informed the investigators and the authorities that she entered the six-lane intersection on a green light. Then she was forced to stop at the middle because of the traffic ahead of her.
The investigation on the said car crash was not yet finished and further reports claimed that Venus Williams was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs when the accident happened. Williams then has not been charged yet who is also residing in Palm Beach Gardens.