Tiger Woods has launched an announcement following the conclusion of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Workplace investigation into his February automobile crash — however the professional golfer did not point out that he was discovered to have been dashing almost 40 miles over the velocity restrict on the time.
“In the previous few days, I obtained phrases from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division that their investigation relating to my visitors accident again on February twenty third in Los Angeles has been accomplished and closed,” Woods, 45, stated in a statement shared on Twitter Wednesday.
“I’m so grateful to each of the nice Samaritans who got here to help me and referred to as 911,” he continued, additionally sharing his gratefulness to the primary responders who helped him and took him to the hostpital.
“I’ll proceed to deal with my restoration and household, and thank everybody for the overwhelming assist and encouragement I’ve obtained all through this very troublesome time,” he concluded.
— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) April 7, 2021
Earlier on Wednesday, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva stated that velocity was the first reason behind Woods’ single-car rollover crash. Woods needed surgery after the accident and returned home in mid-March.
Villanueva stated Woods was driving between 84 and 87 mph in a 45-mph zone on the time of the crash in Rancho Palos Verdes. Woods’ automobile struck an indication within the heart divider, sheared by means of a tree and landed within the brush alongside the highway. His car struck the tree at 75 mph.
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The sheriff stated that there have been “no indicators of impairment,” and that Woods will obtain no citations for the accident. He additionally asserted that Woods, who doesn’t have “any recollection of the incident,” had been “cooperative” and supplied permission to share the small print of the findings.
Captain James Powers additionally stated through the Wednesday press convention that nothing from Woods’ mobile phone would point out distracted driving and that there was “no proof of any elevated velocity or rushed conduct in footage from previous to the accident.”
Villanueva asserted to reporters that rumors of preferential remedy for Woods within the wake of the crash are “completely false.”
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In this week’s issue of PEOPLE, an insider says that Woods — who entered remedy for a prescription-drug downside after a 2017 DUI — is paying no consideration to hypothesis over the crash.
“He isn’t being charged with something, and his focus is on therapeutic and restoration, not obsessing about what individuals guess occurred that morning,” the insider says. “He has larger issues to consider.”