Tiger Woods injured in major crash with golf icon ‘extricated from the wreck’

Jamal Carter
Jamal Carter February 23, 2021
Updated 2021/02/24 at 9:06 AM
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Tiger Woods is "awake and responsive" following surgery on serious leg injuries suffered in a car crash in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
Tiger Woods is "awake and responsive" following surgery on serious leg injuries suffered in a car crash in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Tiger Woods is undergoing surgery after sustaining ‘multiple leg injuries’ in a serious car crash in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning where firefighters had to use ‘jaws of life’ to pry him from his car.

The incident happened in the early hours of Tuesday morning where paramedics and emergency services were called to the scene, according to BNO News.

It is claimed that only Woods’ vehicle was involved in what is being called a “roll-over accident.”

The damaged car of Tiger Woods is towed away after he was involved in a car crash, near Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 23, 2021. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A statement by the LA County Sheriffs read: “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 traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Road, when it crashed.

“The vehicle sustained major damage. The driver and sole occupant was identified as a PGA golfer, Eldrick ‘Tiger’ Woods.

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“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.

“The traffic investigation is being conducted by investigators from LASD Lomita Station.

There was no immediate information on Woods’ condition following the accident.

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