At a press conference after her first match of this year's Wimbledon tournament, Venus Williams faced questions about her being involved in a Car Crash that took place on June 9th, which resulted in the death of a man.

What did Venus Williams say in the press conference?

While addressing the reporters, the 37-year-old tennis player appeared shaken as her sentences kept trailing off, she said: "There are really no words to describe how devastating," adding, “Yeah, I am completely speechless. It’s just - yeah, I mean, I’m just . . .”

During her media talk, Williams also got teary while answering the unfortunate incident and after a few moments of silence, the officials asked her if she would like to leave, to which she replied, "Maybe I should go," however, after a few moments, she came back.

The official then told the reporters: "Before we take any more questions from Venus, please be aware she's unable to say anything more about this so I'd ask you to respect her wishes please,."

The Grand Slam champion also commented about the accident on Facebook and wrote that she felt "devastated and heartbroken" due to the incident. She also offered her condolences to the affected Barson family and said that "I continue to keep them in my thoughts and prayers."

Details about the car accident that took place on June 9th

The news of the crash was first broken by TMZ which reported that according to police officials, Venus Williams was the one at fault, an allegation that was later denied by the player's lawyer who said that Williams' was not charged by the police after the incident. Venus Williams remained safe in the car crash, that took place near her home in South Florida.

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However, the passenger in the car who got hit -- 78-year-old Jerome Barson passed away two weeks after the accident. The wife of the deceased man, Linda Barson was driving the car at the time of the crash, but she fortunately survived. In a report obtained by the media, it was claimed that Venus Williams violated the right of the way of Barson's car.

On Monday, Venus Williams who currently stands at number eleven in Singles rankings played her first match of this year's tournament against Belgian's Elise Mertens and beat her by 7-6 (9-7), 6-4. Venus's younger sister, Serena Williams, who is pregnant with her first baby is not going to play for the rest of this year. More details on the crash are yet to be revealed in the upcoming days.