Patrick T. Fallon – AFP / Getty ImagesThe vehicle driven by golfer Tiger Woods lies on its side in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, on Feb. 23, 2021, after a rollover accident. (Patrick T. Fallon – AFP / Getty Images)
Six weeks after golf legend Tiger Woods was seriously injured in a car accident in Southern California, officials say excessive speed is to blame for the crash.
Woods, 45, was driving in the Los Angeles suburb of Rancho Palos Verdes on Feb. 23 when his SUV left the roadway and rolled over multiple times.
TMZ reported on Wednesday that Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced the accident was caused by Woods driving at nearly twice the posted speed limit before he left the road.
A previous report stated there was no evidence Woods attempted to slow down.
The golfer was reportedly driving at one point 83 mph in a