PALM BEACH GARDENS — This week’s going from bad to worse for Palm Beach Gardens tennis superstar Venus Williams. Yesterday she was found at fault for a crash that killed a 78-year-old man. Today she’s being sued by the family.
This certainly doesn’t bode well for Wimbledon next week.
A lawsuit against Williams was filed by the family of Jerome Barson today in Palm Beach County Circuit Court. Barson and Williams collided June 9th in an crash at the intersection of Northlake Boulevard and Ballenisles Drive.
He died of his injuries two weeks later.
Williams has not yet been charged with any crime.