Venus Williams blamed for deadly crash.
Tennis star Venus Williams is blamed for a deadly crash in Palm Beach Gardens that killed a 78-year-old man. Palm Beach Gardens police say the crash occurred on June 9th. According to the crash report, Williams, behind the wheel of a Toyota Sequoia, exited Steeplechase Dr. headed north and collided with another vehicle traveling west on Northlake Blvd. The crash killed 78-year-old Jerome Barson of West Palm Beach. The report states Williams is at fault for violating the right of way. She reportedly told officers on the scene that she did not see the other vehicle when she crossed Northlake Blvd. Barson’s wife told investigators that she was slowing for a red light when it turned green and proceeded through the intersection.
June 30, 2017