Tiger Woods Injured in Major Roll-Over Collision – Fire Crews Use Jaws of Life to Get Him Out of Vehicle.
Tiger Woods injured in a car crash on Tuesday in Ranchos Palos Verdes, California.
LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Tuesday afternoon that there is “no evidence of impairment” in Tiger Woods’ car crash.
According to Golf Digest, Tiger Woods hospitalized with injuries after a “single-car accident.”
According to early reports, Tiger Woods broke both of his legs.
Tiger Woods’ agent told Golf Digest that Woods “suffered multiple leg injuries and he is currently in surgery.”
Update: L.A. County Fire Chief: “Earlier it was stated that the jaws of life were utilized to extricate [Tiger Woods]. A Halligan tool, used for prying, and an ax used to pry the person from the vehicle.”
LA County Sheriffs said fire crews responded to a “major roll-over collision” on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes.
“The vehicle sustained major damage,” LA County Sheriffs said in a statement.
Photo of Tiger Woods’ Vehicle
Tiger Woods was hospitalized following a bad single-car accident in LA County on Tuesday morning. Officials required the jaws of life to free him from the vehicle.
“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 Ranchos Palos Verdes,” officials say.
“However, the vehicle was traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Road, when it crashed. The vehicle sustained major damage.”
45-year-old Tiger was transported to a local hospital by ambulance for his injuries.
Unclear what caused the accident. Cops are investigating.
Moreover, President Trump issued a statement about his friend, Tiger Woods. “Get well soon, Tiger. You are a true champion!”
In 2009 Tiger Woods suffered injuries from a car crash outside his Florida home.