Tiger Woods was hospitalized for multiple leg injuries after being involved in a single-car accident on Tuesday in Los Angeles.
The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department sent out a statement, noting Tiger Woods had to be extricated using the “jaws of life”:
On February 23, 2021, at approximately 7:12 AM, LASD responded to a single vehicle roll-over traffic collision on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes. The vehicle was traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Road, when it crashed. The vehicle sustained major damage.
The driver and sole occupant was identified as PGA golfer, Eldrick “Tiger” Woods. Mr. Woods was extricated from the wreck with the “jaws of life” by Los Angeles County firefighters and paramedics, then transported to a local hospital by ambulance for his injuries.
The traffic investigation is being conducted by investigators from LASD Lomita Station.
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BREAKING: Tiger Woods transported to hospital with injuries following vehicle crash with "major damage," LA County Sheriff's Dept. says. pic.twitter.com/hxcGYAig8D— MSNBC (@MSNBC) February 23, 2021
Tiger Woods’ agent Mark Steinberg told Golf Digest that Woods had multiple leg injuries:
He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support.
Damn. I hope some good news comes out of this later today.