Tiger Woods is present process surgical procedure on leg accidents after being lower from his automobile following an accident in Los Angeles, officers have confirmed.
Fireplace crews had to make use of “jaws of life” reducing tools to take away Woods from the wreckage of the car after it rolled over and suffered “main injury”.
The 15-time main winner was taken to an area hospital by ambulance having suffered “a number of leg accidents”, in response to his supervisor Mark Steinberg.
— LA County Sheriffs (@LASDHQ) February 23, 2021
A press release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division learn: “On February 23, 2021, at roughly 7:12 AM, LASD responded to a single car roll-over visitors collision on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes.
“The car was touring northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Street, when it crashed. The car sustained main injury.
“The motive force and sole occupant was recognized 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 an area hospital by ambulance for his accidents.
“The visitors investigation is being performed by investigators from LASD Lomita Station.”
Steinberg confirmed the information shortly afterwards.
“Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California the place he suffered a number of leg accidents,” he advised Golf Digest. “He’s presently in surgical procedure and we thanks in your privateness and help.”
Former United States alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn, a former girlfriend of Woods, tweeted: “Praying for TW proper now.”
Talking at a press convention forward of the WGC-Workday Championship, an emotional Justin Thomas expressed his concern for Woods and his two kids, Sam and Charlie.
“I’m sick to my abdomen,” Thomas stated. “, it hurts to see considered one of your… now considered one of my closest mates get in an accident.
“Man, I simply hope he’s all proper. Simply fear for his children, you recognize. I’m certain they’re struggling.”
A KABC-TV helicopter over the scene of Woods’ accident confirmed a automobile on its facet with the entrance finish closely broken. Air luggage gave the impression to be deployed. The wreckage gave the impression to be simply off the facet of a street on a hillside.
Woods was in Los Angeles over the weekend because the match host of the Genesis Invitational at Riviera, the place he offered the trophy.
He was to spend Monday and Tuesday filming with Discovery-owned GOLFTV, with whom he has an endorsement contract. One tweet on Monday confirmed him in a cart smiling with David Spade.
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In keeping with Golf Digest, additionally owned by Discovery, the TV shoot was on-course classes to celebrities, akin to Spade and Dwyane Wade. He didn’t play.
The 15-time main champion final performed on December twentieth within the PNC Championship together with his 11-year-old son, Charlie.
He had a fifth surgical procedure on his again, a microdiscectomy, two days earlier than Christmas and gave no indication when he would return.