Shocking new surveillance footage of the fatal car accident involving Venus Williams last month has emerged, which has turned the case against the US tennis star on its head.
A 78-year-old man died two weeks after the crash at an intersection in Palm Beach Gardens in Florida.
Jerome Barson was a passenger in the car that struck Williams’ 4WD, which was in the intersection.
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The footage shows that Williams entered the intersection lawfully but was cut off by another car which resulted in the fatal crash seconds later.
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Williams had originally claimed she became stuck in the intersection after traffic in front of her ground to a halt, but Barson’s wife told police that Williams had darted into the intersection and there was no time to stop before crashing into her.
Barson’s wife was also injured in the crash, and a lawsuit was been lodged against Williams, who was not issued any citations by authorities at the time of the crash.
The tennis champion broke down in tears after being questioned about the incident at a press conference at Wimbledon, and had to leave the room.
Read more: Venus Williams breaks down in tears and leaves press conference
In great news for the shaken Williams, police have now rescinded their original conclusion that Williams was at fault.
What were your initial thoughts on the accident?