Tiger Woods was involved in a serious single-car accident shortly after 7 a.m. on Tuesday in L.A. Country and had to be extricated from his vehicle via the Jaws of Life, multiple outlets have confirmed.
The all-time great golfer was reportedly conscious when authorities arrived on the scene and was immediately taken to a local hospital.
Once there, Tiger’s agent has stated that Woods was taken into surgery for compund fractures in at least one leg.
“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,” officials have said in a statement.
“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.”
Woods — who has won 15 Major golf tournaments, the second most in history – was in southerrn California for a two-day content shoot with Golf Digest/GOLFTV.
He had just spent the weekend serving as the …read more
Source:: The Hollywood Gossip