The Los Angeles County Sheriff Department has executed a search warrant on the vehicle that Tiger Woods was driving on February 23 during the wreck.
Per USA Today, The department is seeking information from the “black box” of the overall vehicle to see if a crime had occurred and the crash that landed Woods at the hospital with several serious injuries.
USA Today also reported that the Sheriff Department would not seek a blood test to see if Woods was impaired at the time of the accident, citing a probable cause.
“We’re trying to determine if a crime had occurred,” Sheriff’s Deputy John Schlogel told USA Today. “If someone is involved in a traffic collision, we have to reconstruct the traffic collision, if there is careless driving, if someone was on their cell phone or something like that. We determine if there was a crime. If there is Was. There is no crime, we close the case, and it was a regular traffic collision. “
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The Sheriff Department indicates that the request for a search warrant is nothing more than “due diligence” to ensure that no crime was committed at the time of the accident.
Woods is recovering from several serious leg injuries that landed him in the operating room on the day of the accident. Reports indicated that he was running late for a meeting with NFL quarterbacks Drew Tree and Justin Herbert when his vehicle rolled down the road in Los Angeles.
There is no timetable for Woods’ recovery, but conservative speculation suggests it may take up to a year for Woods to return to the course.
Woods, 45, was coming off a December surgery that kept him off the course. Surgery was the fifth he had on his back, and Woods was aiming for a return to the Masters this April.