Tiger Woods was concerned in a automobile crash in February, and in line with Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, Woods was rushing closely in the 45 MPH zone. Over the course of seven seconds and a number of impacts, Woods was driving between 85 and 87 miles per hour.
According to Villanueva, there was no proof of impairment through the accident. Police on the scene didn’t detect any bodily proof of intoxicants on Woods, there have been no open containers in the automobile, there have been no medicines or medicine in the automobile, and they didn’t conduct any subject sobriety exams as it will have been “inappropriate to do so” given the severity of Woods’ accidents, Villanueva stated.
Detectives didn’t search a search warrant for a pattern of Woods’ blood to test for impairment, nor did they search permission to look his cellular phone for proof of distracted driving. Woods advised deputies that he had not ingested treatment or alcohol earlier than the crash. According to Villanueva, there was no probable cause to acquire these warrants.
Villanueva additionally reported that Woods’ car’s knowledge reporter indicated that the accelerator was pressed constantly at 99 p.c all through the seven-second incident, and that the brakes weren’t used. The sheriff stated “the speculation is that [Woods] accidentally hit the accelerator instead of the brake.”
The car hit the middle median, crossed into the alternative lane after which hit the curb and a tree, the sheriff stated in February. The car rolled over a number of occasions and was discovered a number of hundred ft away from the middle divider with a deployed airbag. According to Villanueva, the affect of the car with the tree induced the automobile to go airborne and do “somewhat of a pirouette.”
Cops didn’t concern Woods a lot as a site visitors quotation for the accident. Villanueva stated Woods couldn’t be given a quotation as a result of there was no impartial witness or no police officer to watch the incident. Police say Woods doesn’t have any recollection of the accident, and Villanueva pushed again in opposition to claims of “preferential treatment” supplied to Woods.
“The decision not to issue a citation would be the same thing for anyone in this room,” Villanueva advised reporters.