Kevin O’Leary has advised an Ontario courtroom that he doesn’t recall if his spouse, Linda, consumed alcohol within the hours earlier than a ship crash that killed two individuals and injured a number of others.
The movie star businessman testified by Zoom Wednesday in provincial courtroom in Parry Sound, Ont., in regards to the day main as much as the Aug. 24, 2019, crash on Lake Joseph, north of Toronto, and the fast hours after.
Linda O’Leary has pleaded not responsible to at least one cost of careless operation of a vessel below the Canada Transport Act. Her trial started June 14.
Kevin O’Leary stated he doesn’t recall his spouse showing affected by alcohol within the hours earlier than or after the crash, although there have been a number of hours when he was not together with her.
He stated his spouse drove their boat to and from a cocktail party that evening as she typically did because the extra skilled boater within the couple.
O’Leary testified that he didn’t see the opposite boat concerned within the late-night crash till seconds earlier than the collision and didn’t instantly know what had been struck.
He stated there was “zero gentle” coming from the opposite vessel till after the collision, when, he stated, the lights turned on, and it drove away with out speaking with the O’Leary boat.