Tiger Woods Keeping Reasons For His Crash Top Secret

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His team is currently withholding information from the public.

Back in February, golfing legend Tiger Woods ended up in the rough. He was piloting a Genesis GV80 when he lost control of the luxury SUV and had a pretty severe crash that he was lucky to walk away from. If you missed the story, Woods' vehicle was found laying on its side after the vehicle hit a center median before veering off the road and hitting a tree. Fortunately, the GV80 was quite adept at minimizing his injuries as much as possible, and its safety systems surely saved his life. But what caused the incident in the first place? Detectives tasked with ascertaining this valuable piece of information have reportedly come up with the answer, but they won't reveal it.

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Guardian Sport/YouTube
Guardian Sport/YouTube

AP News is reporting that the reason police are not revealing the cause of the crash is that they have "privacy concerns". Woods is a high-profile figure, and privacy is certainly a rare thing when you're famous, but anyone familiar with Woods' past will likely be wondering if the police are helping the golfer hide a problem with driving under the influence. Woods said that he didn't know how the crash occurred and didn't remember driving, which is not too much of a surprise considering he was unconscious when a witness first approached the crash site. Whether that was down to a concussion or some inhibiting substances is information we're not privy to, sadly.

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Guardian Sport/YouTube

According to Sheriff Alex Villanueva, "there's some privacy issues on releasing information on the investigation so we're going to ask them (Woods and his legal entourage) if they waive the privacy and then we will be able to do a full release on all the information regarding the accident." Wood's agent at Excel Sports, Mark Steinberg, has not responded to requests for comment. The police have the black box of the GV80 and all its data but "can't release it without the permission of the people involved in the collision." So make your bets on what caused the crash, but don't hold your breath for answers - Tiger's yacht was even named Privacy.

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Source Credits: AP News

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