Tiger Woods in hospital with "multiple leg injuries" after car crash
"Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California where he suffered multiple leg injuries."
Golfer Tiger Woods has been rushed to hospital in LA after a serious car crash. It has been reported that he was travelling at high speeds when he lost control of his car.
The accident happened this morning in LA and 45 year old had to be cut from his car which was overturned. Los Angeles County PIO Henry Narvez, told CNN his injuries were "moderate to critical".
Woods' manager, Mark Steinberg told Golf Digest: "Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California where he suffered multiple leg injuries. He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support."
The LA County Sheriff's Department released a statement saying: “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 travelling 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 the Los Angeles County firefighters and paramedics, then transported to a local hospital by ambulance for his injuries."