Tiger Woods has been hospitalized following a single-car crash on Tuesday, February 23.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division launched an announcement concerning the crash, which came about on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes at roughly 7:12 a.m. native time.
“The car was touring northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Street, when it crashed. The car sustained main injury,” the assertion learn, noting that Woods, 45, was the one individual within the automotive. “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. The site visitors investigation is being carried out by investigations from LASD Station.”
The athlete’s supervisor, Mark Steinberg, subsequently advised Golf Digest in an announcement that Woods was present process surgical procedure following the accident: “Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California the place he suffered a number of leg accidents. He’s at the moment in surgical procedure and we thanks in your privateness and assist.”
Woods, who resides in Florida, was in California for his annual Genesis Invitational golf match on the Riviera Nation Membership within the Pacific Palisades. Earlier on Tuesday, Dwyane Wade shared a video from the course with Woods taken on Monday, February 22.
“I advised y’all I used to be about to do one thing superb at the moment. I obtained a possibility to — I say the GOAT, he’s not snug with it — however a possibility to come back out right here with this man man,” the NBA participant mentioned by way of Instagram. “Tiger, thanks for educating me one thing.”
After Woods joked that Wade was “getting higher” at golf, the basketball participant reiterated that the PGA professional was the best of all time.
Woods was beforehand concerned in a automotive crash again in November 2009 when his then-wife, Elin Nordegren, discovered that he was having an affair. (Woods and Nordegren, who share daughter, 13, and son Charlie, 12, finalized their divorce in 2010.) The scandal made headlines once more final month after the discharge of the HBO documentary, Tiger, featured interviews from one of Woods’ mistresses Rachel Uchitel.
The 15-time main champion obtained in bother behind the wheel once more in Could 2017 when he was booked for driving below the affect after taking opioid painkillers and 4 totally different pharmaceuticals, together with Xanax and Ambien. Woods subsequently pleaded responsible to expenses in opposition to him and accomplished DUI college, group service and 12 months of probation.
Woods, who has had again points for years, confirmed final month that he underwent his fifth again surgical procedure. He mentioned in an announcement on the time that he was wanting ahead to taking part in once more quickly.
“I’m feeling superb, I’m feeling superb. I’m somewhat bit stiff. I’ve another MRI scheduled,” Woods advised CBS on Sunday, February 21. “Nonetheless within the fitness center, nonetheless doing the mundane stuff that it’s a must to do for rehab, the little issues, earlier than I can begin gravitating to one thing extra.”