Tiger Woods Avoids Criminal Charges in Car Crash

Celebrity News Dec. 1, 2009 AT 3:27PM
Tiger Woods Avoids Criminal Charges in Car Crash Credit: AP Photo/Alan Diaz

Tiger Woods will be cited for careless driving for his car crash last Friday outside his Florida home, the Florida Highway Patrol said Tuesday.

The golfer, 33, could be fined up to $164 for hitting a tree and fire hydrant, but no criminal charges will be filed. Maj. Cindy Williams of the FHP said the highway patrol now considers the incident closed.

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Talk of the alleged affair with New York City club manager Rachel Uchitel reportedly led to Woods' one-car accident near his home in Florida this past Friday.

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TMZ has reported that Woods and his wife Elin were arguing about the alleged fling just before the crash.

But Maj. Williams added said there were "no claims of domestic violence by any individual" in the case and that were was "insufficient evidence" to try to seek Woods' medical records.

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"Mr. Woods has satisfied the requirements of Florida law," the official said.

Meanwhile, Los Angeles cocktail waitress Jaimee Grubbs speaks in the new Us Weekly of her 31-month affair with Woods. Grubbs, now 24, tells Us she began her relationship with the married golfer in April 2007 -- and she has photos, racy text messages and a voicemail to prove it.

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