Venus Williams was reportedly in a car accident that killed at 78-year-old man.
Venus Williams allegedly failed to give the right of way to the victim’s car. In addition, she also allegedly ran a red light, was driving too fast while distracted, and created a reckless situation according to a lawsuit.
The car Venus hit was occupied by a couple. The woman was driving and severely injured. The man who was sitting in the passenger seat suffered massive internal bleeding, a fractured spine, and massive internal organ damage. He tragically died from his injuries 14 days later.
The lawsuit is seeking unspecified damages for loss of companionship, loss of earnings, pain and suffering, and medical and funeral expenses.
Venus has a different account of the accident. Her rep says she was only 5 MPH and had a green light. The police report sides with the victim and has Venus listed as the person at fault.