TMZ has reported that PGA Golfer Tiger Woods was taken to the hospital after a single-car crash.
According to the network, the L.A. Country Sheriff’s office said they do not believe alcohol to be involved in the crash, but they did not say whether any other substance was involved.
According to the L.A. County Sheriff’s office:
“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 Rancho Palos Verdes,” officials say.
“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 PGA golfer, Eldrick ‘Tiger’ Woods,” officials confirmed.
“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.”
According to Woods’ agent, the golfer sustained multiple leg injuries and was currently in surgery at the time of publishing.
Play video content Exclusive 2/23/21 TMZSports.com Tiger Woods was hospitalized following a bad single-car accident in L.A. County on Tuesday morning — with officials requiring 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 Rancho Palos Verdes,” officials say.