The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office is expected to announce Wednesday that Tiger Woods’ horrific crash was caused by excessive speed – but that he will not face any charges or citations, according to a report.
Sources with direct knowledge told TMZ that Woods was speeding when he lost control of his loaned 2021 Genesis GV80 in Southern California on Feb. 23.
TMZ reported that it was told the links legend will not be charged in the accident or issued any citations.
The 45-year-old suffered severe injuries after the SUV struck a raised median, crossed through two oncoming lanes and uprooted a tree on a dangerous downhill stretch.
Sheriff Alex Villanueva will cite speed as the sole cause of the accident, according the outlet, which also reported that it was told that Woods actually accelerated at the time of the wreck – and that just as he lost control, the vehicle gained speed.