Tiger Woods was concerned in a severe automobile accident on Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division stated.
Woods’ agent, Mark Steinberg, launched a press release within the afternoon saying that Woods suffered a number of leg accidents and is at present in surgical procedure.
TMZ Sports activities obtained the dispatch audio for Woods’ crash, they usually realized immediately that somebody was trapped inside.
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EMS employees known as for surrounding roads to be blocked off because of the severity of the crash.
Woods was the only occupant within the crash close to the Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes neighborhoods of Los Angeles. Officers stated the crash occurred at round 7:12 a.m. and the car sustained “main injury.”
TIGER WOODS IN SURGERY AFTER SERIOUS CRASH, FIRST-RESPONDERS NEEDED ‘JAWS OF LIFE’ TO REMOVE HIM
“The car was touring northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Highway, when it crashed. The car sustained main injury,” officers stated. “The driving 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 a neighborhood hospital by ambulance for his accidents.”
It’s unclear what triggered the accident. Police stated that they had been investigating.
Officers later stated that the “jaws of life” weren’t used.
Woods underwent a fifth again surgical procedure on Dec. 23, and the primary since a process to fuse his decrease backbone again in April 2017. On Sunday, he could not say whether or not or not he could be at The Masters.
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“God, I hope so,” Woods on the CBS broadcast of the Genesis Invitational.
“I am feeling nice,” Woods stated. “I am somewhat bit stiff. I’ve yet one more MRI scheduled in order that we’ll see if the annulus [fibrosis] is scarred over lastly and see if I can begin doing extra actions. However nonetheless within the fitness center, nonetheless doing the mundane stuff that you need to do for rehab, the little issues earlier than I can begin gravitating in the direction of one thing somewhat extra.”
The Related Press contributed to this report.