NEW YORK DAILY NEWS – Tiger Woods’ SUV was traveling between 84 and 87 miles per hour when it struck a raised median, and 75 miles per hour when it collided with a tree, during the February rollover crash that left the golf great badly injured, officials said Wednesday.
An investigation determined the primary cause of the Feb. 23 crash in Rolling Hills Estates, Calif., was:
“driving at a speed unsafe for the road conditions and the inability to negotiate the curve of the roadway.”
The roadway has a speed limit of 45 miles per hour.
Officials say they found no signs of impairment with Woods, and have no evidence he was using his cell phone when the collision occurred around 7:12 a.m. that day.
They insisted Woods, 45, didn’t receive preferential treatment from authorities.
Officials did not conduct a blood test on Woods to determine whether any substances were in his body.
“Without the signs of impairment, we don’t get to the point where we can actually author a search warrant and develop the probable cause and get that,” Villanueva said.
A field sobriety test was not administered due to the severity of Woods’ injuries.
No citations were issued to Woods, and authorities did not pursue a warrant to review his phone.
“There was really no need to do that,” Capt. Jim Powers of the sheriff’s department said …
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