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Crime L.A. County sheriff expected to release Tiger Woods crash report Wednesday

05:40  07 april  2021
05:40  07 april  2021 Source:   nbcnews.com

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A report on Tiger Woods ' rollover crash in California this winter is expected to be released Wednesday , according to law enforcement officials. Los Angeles County Sheriff 's Deputies inspect the vehicle of golfer Tiger Woods after it was involved in a single-vehicle accident in Los Angeles, on Feb. 23, 2021.Gene Blevins / Reuters.

The LA County Sheriff ’s Department made several critical decisions in the investigation of Tiger Woods ’ devastating crash that were favorable to the golfing legend — who was given the benefit of the doubt despite indications he was inattentive or had dozed off, according to a report . “LASD is not releasing any further information at this time,” the sheriff ’s department told USA Today Sports in a statement. “The traffic collision investigation is ongoing and traffic investigators continue to work to determine the cause of the collision.” A crane is used to lift Tiger Woods ’ car following a rollover

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Wednesday is expected to release its report on the February rollover crash that seriously injured golf legend Tiger Woods, law enforcement officials said.

Tiger Woods wearing a blue uniform holding a baseball bat © Provided by NBC News

The "accident report" is not expected to provide significant new details about what caused Woods to drive off the road in Southern California, the officials said.

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said last week that detectives had determined what caused Woods to hit a center median, cross traffic lanes, drive over the curb and eventually hit a tree before his SUV rolled over in the early morning accident. But he said details would not be released, citing unspecified privacy concerns.

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Los Angeles County sheriff Alex Villanueva said Wednesday that detectives have determined what caused Tiger Woods ’ single-car crash in February. He declined, however, to explain what investigators found due to vague privacy concerns for Woods . You likely know a few of these brands better as Scott toilet paper, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Huggies diapers, and Depends. (RELATED: Grocery Shortages to Expect in 2021, According to Experts)So, exactly how much pricier could these essential products get? Kimberly-Clark revealed that "the percentage increases are in the mid-to-high single digits."

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Wednesday the cause of Tiger Woods ' February car crash has been determined and the investigation has concluded, but he needs Woods ' permission to release the report . "It’s completed, signed, sealed and delivered," Villanueva said. Woods was found unconscious at the scene of two previous driving incidents. One was in 2009, when a witness found him snoring in his vehicle after hitting a fire hydrant and tree outside his mansion in Florida. A police report from then noted Woods had been prescribed the sleep medication Ambien and the

Woods, 45, suffered multiple injuries and had emergency surgery after the single-vehicle crash Feb. 23 on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes, in the Los Angeles area.

Woods regained consciousness before deputies arrived but said he could not remember getting behind the wheel, records show.

"The deputies asked him how the collision occurred. Driver said he did not know and did not even remember driving," according to the affidavit.

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said the sheriff's department had not forwarded any case for potential criminal filings.

Villanueva has been criticized for calling the crash "purely an accident" and saying there was no evidence of impairment.

Investigators did not seek a search warrant for Woods' blood samples, which could have been screened for drugs and alcohol. In 2017, Woods checked himself into a clinic for help in dealing with prescription medication after he was charged with DUI in Florida.

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  Tiger Woods' car crash caused by speed: Sheriff Speed caused the car crash that left Tiger Woods seriously injured, Los Angeles County authorities said Wednesday. Your browser does not support this video The accident was also due to Woods' "inability to negotiate the curve of the roadway," Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said at a news conference. Woods was driving at an estimated 84 to 87 mph during the Feb. 23 accident in Southern California, Villanueva said. Woods was driving in a 45 mph zone, according to The Associated Press. © Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images, FILE The vehicle driven by golfer Tiger Woods on Feb.

The Los Angeles County sheriff said detectives have determined what caused Tiger Woods to crash his SUV last month in Southern California but declined Wednesday to release details, citing unspecified privacy concerns for the golf star. Villanueva would not say Wednesday what data had been recovered from the black box. “A cause has been determined, the investigation has concluded,” Villanueva said during a live social media event Wednesday . Villanueva claimed investigators need permission from Woods — who previously named his yacht “Privacy” — to make public information

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County sheriff says detectives have determined what caused Tiger Woods to crash his SUV last month in Southern California but would not release details Wednesday , citing unspecified privacy concerns for the golf star. © Provided by The Canadian Press. Woods suffered serious injuries in the Feb. 23 crash when he struck a raised median around 7 a.m. in Rolling Hills Estates, just outside Los Angeles. The Genesis SUV he was driving crossed through two oncoming lanes and uprooted a tree on a downhill stretch that police said is known for wrecks.

Detectives did obtain a search warrant for the data recorder, or black box, of the 2021 Genesis GV80 SUV.

Villanueva said investigators needed permission from Woods to release information about the crash.

"We have reached out to Tiger Woods and his personnel," Villanueva said last week. "There's some privacy issues on releasing information on the investigation, so we're going to ask them if they waive the privacy, and then we will be able to do a full release on all the information regarding the accident."

Woods injured his right leg in the crash. A rod was inserted, and pins and screws were used to stabilize his ankle and foot injuries. He also suffered cuts to his face.

He was treated in California and returned to his home in Florida last month to recover, he said.

Woods is considered one of golf's greatest athletes. He has won 82 tournaments, tied for the most in a career with Sam Snead, and he has won 15 major championships, second only to Jack Nicklaus.

Watch Live: Officials to release the findings in Tiger Woods crash .
The 45-year-old golf legend spent weeks in the hospital after undergoing surgery and is now recovering at home. © Kevork Djansezian/PGA TOUR via Getty Tiger Woods How to watch the Los Angeles County Sheriff's press conference todayWhat: The Los Angeles County Sheriff shares details on the February 23 crash that left Tiger Woods injured.Date: April 7, 2021Time: 1 p.m. ETLocation: Los Angeles Online stream: Live in the player above.Last week, officials said they determined the cause of the crash but couldn't release details pending permission from Woods.

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