Tiger Woods was driving nearly double the speed limit before his February car crash, the LA sheriffs said
- The LA sheriffs released details from their investigation into
Tiger Woods' February car crash.
- The LASD said that Woods was traveling 84 to 87 miles per hour before he crashed.
- Woods was hospitalized with a fractured leg and shattered ankle following the crash.
Tiger Woods was going about 40 miles per hour over the
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said on Wednesday that speed was the primary cause of the February 23 crash, and that a failure to maintain the curvature of the road also played a part.He said that Woods was driving 84 to 87 miles per hour before the crash, and at the time of impact, he was driving about 75 miles an hour. The speed limit in the area is 45 miles an hour.
The single-car crash in LA left Woods hospitalized with a fractured leg and shattered ankle.Powers said no sobriety test was taken at the scene of the crash, and there was no evidence of intoxication. He added that there was no evidence that Woods was distracted while driving.
Powers said that Woods doesn't remember the crash.In a statement, Woods said he will "continue to focus on my recovery and family," and thanked others for their support. Villanueva said last month that his department had investigated Woods' SUV's black box, and that he would not reveal information about the investigation without Woods' permission.
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