The sports world was rocked on Feb. 23 when golf legend Tiger Woods nearly lost his life in a single-car accident in Los Angeles. While the five-time Masters Tournament winner recovers from his injuries, there remains more questions than answers.
Do We Deserve To Know Why Tiger Woods Crashed?
Local police recently announced that they do know the cause of the crash involving Tiger Woods, but for now will not be releasing that info to the public. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva cited “privacy issues.” We took a poll on our YouTube Community page and asked the SOHH Fam if the public in entitled to the details of the crash.
Do you think the public is entitled to know the cause of Tiger Woods’ car crash?
SOHH Fam Speaks Up On The Tiger Woods Topic
Is Tiger getting special treatment in this because of his celebrity status? Does the public have the right to know exactly what happened? The SOHH Fam weighed in with their takes.
“why cause its tiger woods we shouldn’t know?💀 If it was a rapper or one of us the whole world would know”
“Yes because if it’s a road hazard the public should know and if it’s a dui the public should know !!!”
“No, neither should anyone else’s but bc he’s a celeb he gets special treatment, not saying it’s his fault I fw tiger woods heavy but..”
“he doesnt have special treatment.. if youre in an accident and say you dont want to tell anything then you dont have to. and not like they can deny you at the hospital. and only if someone ELSE was injured then you have to”
Cause Of Tiger’s Crash Won’t Be Revealed
New reports state that the official crash investigators will stay hushed about the incident. Officials won’t reveal the cause of the car crash to the public due to privacy reasons.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva revealed on Wednesday that the cause of Woods’ accident “has been determined, the investigation has concluded,” however, they are unable to release the information to the public at the request of the golfer’s team. “We have reached out to Tiger Woods and his personnel. … 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,” Villanueva said. He added, “We can’t release it without the people involved in the collision.” (Yahoo)
Tiger Woods Says Thank You
Last month, Tiger spoke out for the first time since his near-fatal car accident. The iconic athlete took to his social media pages with a personal message for fans. Woods took to his Twitter to let it be known how much the fan support was helping him. He acknowledged the several PGA Tour golfers who wore red shirts in honor of him and thanked everybody sincerely.
“It is hard to explain how touching today was when I turned on the tv and saw all the red shirts. To every golfer and every fan, you are truly helping me get through this tough time.”