Venus Williams Breaks Down Over Questions About Fatal Car Accident

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Following her opening round win Monday at Wimbledon, Venus Williams broke down in tears when asked at her post-match press conference how she was dealing with her involvement in a Florida car crash that killed a 78-year-old man.

Asked specifically about her July 1 Facebook message offering condolences to the family of victim Jerome Barson, and if there was anything further she’d like to say, Williams responded: “There are really no words to describe how devastating and…yeah, I…I’m completely speechless and it’s just… I’m just…”

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