Venus Williams was involved in a fatal car accident in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on June 9.
According to reports, Williams was crossing an intersection in her Toyota S.U.V. in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., around 1 p.m. on June 9, when, according to a police report, she collided with a car being driven by Linda Barson. Barson’s husband, Jerome, 78, was a passenger in the car, and he died on June 22 from injuries he sustained in the crash.
The wrongful death lawsuit filed on Thursday and obtained by The New York Times, states Linda Barson, 68, also sustained injuries, including “a cracked sternum, shattered right arm, broken wrist, hand and fingers.”
Venus spoke out on social media