Last summer, Venus Williams put in a very terrible situation. The accident, which got a tennis player, took the life of 78-year-old man. The case was officially closed, because both sides came to an agreement.
Responsible for the death of the men did Williams, that, according to the lawyer of the victims was driving a red light and didn’t give way to an elderly couple. Those sued, which ordered Williams to pay compensation. On 15 November, the case was officially closed. The amount of money paid tennis player, is not disclosed.
The accident happened at the beginning of the month, 9 Jun. Venus was behind the wheel of his SUV on a street in palm beach gardens, collided with another car. The investigation has not ended, but the consequence has established that Ms. Williams violated the rules of driving and this resulted in the death of the other party traffic that was in the time of the accident in the passenger seat.
As told by the insiders, Venus went through a red light, dodging traffic. The girl was in a hurry and drove at speed in moving through the intersection car. 78-letnei Jerome Barson received serious head injuries from which he died in hospital two weeks after the accident.
Attorney Venus argues that in fact it was different, and it is Venus it is necessary to recognize the victim in the accident.
“Miss Williams drove into the intersection on a green signal, she rode at a speed of 6.6 kilometers per hour, when the wife of Mr Barson crashed into her car. It was an accident, and Venus expresses their sincere condolences to the families who lost loved ones” — reads the statement of the lawyers.
The result of the examination the investigation revealed that at the time of the accident, Venus was sober. “It was an accident, and Venus expresses their sincere condolences to the families who lost loved ones” — was stated in the statement of the lawyer of miss Williams. The Venus expressed his opinion recently.
“I’m devastated and heartbroken as a result of this accident. Heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Jerome Barson, I continue to keep them in their thoughts and prayers,” wrote Venus, however, has not reported a single word about the details of the accident.