In a pre-taped interview Wednesday morning, Caitlyn Jenner opened up to Today's Matt Lauer about the multi-vehicle accident on California's Pacific Coast Highway that left one woman dead in February. "I remember it very little," 65-year-old Jenner said, adding, "I remember it happening and that's about it."

Jenner noted that she wasn't allowed to say much else about the accident due to pending litigation. "A tragedy like this, you'll never get over it. You just learn to live with it the best you possibly can," she said. Jenner could face a misdemeanor manslaughter charge for the collision, pending the decision of L.A. County prosecutors. The charge carries a potential one-year jail sentence, but legal experts say incarceration is unlikely, as she was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Jenner also refuted claims that she was speeding during the accident. "I was under the speed limit; I was going 46 in a 50," she said. "My air bag didn't even go off."

But what happens if Jenner does get sentenced to jail? As she explained to Lauer, her legal team is working to ensure that it would not be in a men's county correctional facility. "The media wants that picture, don't they?" the star of E!'s I Am Cait explained. "That is the worst case scenario. I will say the men's county jail, it is an enormous problem that they would put trans women in a men's county jail."

Jenner also discussed life after transitioning from male to female.

"I think about my life and where I'm at in my life right now and what a tremendous experience this. Hardly nobody gets to live two genders in their lives. Everybody wonders, 'Oh, what's it like to be coming from the other side? You know, their thinking, the way they act, everything?' And here I have the opportunity to do that. And to be honest with you, everything's so new and fun. From that standpoint, it's been great," she said. Jenner added that she she now gets to "enjoy life" as Caitlyn.

"There's nothing better in life than to wake up in the morning, look in the mirror and be comfortable with yourself and who you are," Jenner told Lauer.

Tune in for I Am Cait, this Sunday at 9PM, only on E!

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