Golf icon Tiger Woods wasn’t certain the place he was when a sheriff’s deputy interviewed him after his one-car crash in February, based on a 22-page report obtained by USA Today.
Woods was in Los Angeles for The Genesis Invitational and promotional appearances however advised the deputy that he thought he was in Florida, the place he makes his everlasting residence.
The report details the dialog between deputy Kyle Sullivan and Woods, which happened on the hospital as Woods was receiving stitches for an harm to his face.
“I then asked (Woods) if he is able to tell me about what happened regarding the traffic collision,” Sullivan wrote. Woods “told me he did not remember being involved in a traffic collision. (Woods) thought he was currently in the state of Florida.”
The report additionally revealed that Woods’ blood stress had fallen “too low to administer any type of pain medication” within the quick aftermath of the crash, which left the 82-time PGA Tour winner with critical accidents to his proper leg.
It additionally confirmed that Woods was driving in a straight line when he ought to have tried to navigate a curve whereas dashing on the morning of Feb. 23.
Sheriff Alex Villanueva stated Wednesday at a press convention in downtown Los Angeles that there have been no indicators of impairment for Woods, who is not going to face any citations or fees for the crash on Feb. 23.
“The primary cause or factor for this traffic collision was driving at a speed unsafe for the road conditions and inability to negotiate the curve of the roadway,” Villanueva stated.
Villanueva stated Woods’ Genesis SUV was touring an estimated 84 to 87 mph on a stretch of highway that has a velocity restrict of 45 mph.
Woods, 45, struck a raised median, crossed by two oncoming lanes and uprooted a tree earlier than rolling over in Rolling Hills Estates, simply outdoors of Los Angeles.
“Had (Woods) applied his brakes to reduce his speed or steered to correct the direction of travel, he would not have collided with the center median and the collision would not have occurred,” stated Sgt. Michael Downing, per the report.
–Field Level Media