Track star Usain Bolt could face criminal charges after car accident

Monday June 11th, 2012

Usain Bolt Gold medalist Olympics Gold medalist Usain Bolt could face charges for his single-car crash this weekend. (AFP/Getty Images)

Gold medalist Usain Bolt could face criminal charges in connection with his single-car accident in Jamaica early Sunday morning, according to reports.

Bolt was uninjured in the incident, which occurred as he came home from a party. He reportedly crashed his BMW into a guard rail.

According to reports, Bolt can be charged if it is shown that he was at fault in the crash.

"No one is above the law and justice will be served with equity and thorough investigations will be undertaken just the same," deputy police commissioner Glenmore Hinds said. "We operate a legal regime here in Jamaica. All persons who are found guilty before the courts will go through the same process, and will be charged accordingly."
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