Why Tiger Woods wasn’t charged over terrifying high-speed crash

Why Tiger Woods wasn’t charged over terrifying high-speed crash


Tiger Woods wasn’t slapped with so much as a ticket despite recklessly driving 87 mph in a 45 mph zone for a variety of reasons — including that there were no witnesses, California authorities explained on Wednesday.

The PGA legend was barreling down Hawthorne Boulevard in Rancho Palos Verdes when he smashed into barriers and then a tree that sent his Genesis SUV airborne before landing.

But Los Angeles County Sheriff Capt. James Powers said the accident didn’t warrant charges or citations for speeding or reckless driving.

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“Reckless driving, you have to have multiple violations in conjunction with one another,” he told reporters at a press conference announcing the cause of the Feb. 23 crash. “That did not exist here … and the speeding, there’s no independent witnesses regarding the speeding.”

LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva denied Woods — who also did not undergo sobriety testing — received special treatment.

A tow truck operator secures the car that golf

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