Details: Venus Williams Involved In Fatal Car Crash
HipHollywood can confirm that Venus Williams was involved in a fatal car accident earlier this month which lead to the death of a 78-year-old man.
According to the police report, Williams was driving in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on June 9 when she veered into an intersection. Per the report, Williams was forced to slow down due to backed up traffic.
Unfortunately, a female driver going through same intersection was not able to stop in time and T-boned the tennis professional’s SUV. The woman’s husband and passenger, 78-year-old Jerome Barson, was rushed to a local hospital where he reportedly died 14 days later.
The woman had several broken bones, but Barson suffered head trauma and was in intensive care unit until he succumbed to his injuries.
Following the accident, it was suggested that Serena was at fault for “violating the right of way of [the other driver].”
Williams has not responded to the report.