Golf star Tiger Woods has been hospitalized after a single-car crash in LA on Tuesday morning, evening local time in the UK. Police officials said:
“On February 23, 2021, at approximately 7.12am, 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 a extricated from the wreck with the ‘jaws of life’ by Los Angeles County fire-fighters and paramedics, then transported to a local hospital by ambulance for his injuries.”
According to sources Tiger Woods had mostly leg and chest injuries but is expected to pull through.
As it stands, it’s still unclear what caused the accident, and police are understood to be investigating the situation.
Mr Woods, 45, was in the area for his yearly Genesis International golf tournament at the Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades.