Tiger Woods is proven on Sunday on the Genesis Invitational golf match. He’s now in surgical procedure
Tiger Woods is present process surgical procedure after sustaining ‘a number of leg accidents’ in a severe automobile crash in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning.
The 45-year-old golfer was driving alone close to Rancho Palos Verdes when his Genesis GV80 flipped over at 7.12am.
Firefighters had to make use of a tool referred to as the ‘jaws of life’ to interrupt open the automobile and rescue him.
He was then taken to an unspecified L.A. hospital the place he’s now present process surgical procedure to appropriate ‘a number of accidents’ on his legs, his agent Mark Steinberg stated in an announcement shortly after the crash.
‘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,’ Steinberg stated.
Woods was beforehand arrested on a DUI in 2017.
The reason for Tuesday’s crash is unknown however sheriffs are investigating. An nameless supply cited by TMZ on Tuesday stated they did not assume alcohol was concerned.
Woods just lately underwent his fifth again surgical procedure and has not been taking part in competitively whereas he recovers.
He lives in Florida however was in California for a two-day video shoot with Golf Digest/GOLFTV, which concerned him giving on-camera golf classes to celebrities, after finishing internet hosting duties on the PGA Genesis Invitational over the weekend.
On Monday, he was seen with Jada Pinkett Smith, Dwyane Wade and David Spade on the Rolling Hills Nation Membership close to the place the crash occurred. He’s understood to have been on his strategy to the course on Tuesday for the second day of the shoot when he crashed.
The wreckage of Woods’ automobile on Tuesday after the crash shortly at 7am. He needed to be pulled from the wreckage
That is how far the golfer’s automobile was from the highway. The reason for the crash is unclear
Sources advised DailyMail.com he was driving a Genesis GV80 which had been lent to him by the automobile firm whereas he was in California to host the PGA Tour’s Genesis Invitational over the weekend
Police markings on the highway recommend that Woods crossed the central reservation from earlier than crashing within the greenery
On Monday, Woods filmed with David Spade and Jada Pinkett Smith for GolfTV. He was staying in L.A. for a two-day shoot after internet hosting the PGA match over the weekend
Pinkett Smith uploaded photographs of her on the golf course with him on Instagram, writing alongside them: ‘Guess who I had probably the most superior golf day with yesterdayyyyyy??? Sure! The magnificent @tigerwoods!!!!
Dwyane Wade was additionally on the golf course with him on Monday afternoon
‘Sure … desires come true✨I can’t wait so that you can see my golf journey with Tiger. Keep tuned! @golftv @golfdigest’
David Spade additionally tweeted a photograph with him.
‘Golf lesson with this man right this moment. And you realize what? He’s not dangerous… He picks issues up in a short time. Good listener,’ he captioned it.
Wayde uploaded a video of the pair the place Woods was in excessive spirits.
They joked round about Wayde’s capability. Woods laughed: ‘We’re getting higher!’
Sources advised DailyMail.com he was driving a Genesis GV80 which had been lent to him by the automobile firm whereas he was in California to host the PGA Genesis Invitational over the weekend.
Pictures taken on the scene present police markings traversing the highway and going over the central reservation which suggests that’s the path Woods took.
In an announcement, the sheriff’s division stated: ‘On February 23, at roughly 7.12am, LASD responded to a single automobile roll-over site visitors collision on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes.
‘On February 23, at roughly 7.12am, LASD responded to a single automobile roll-over site visitors collision on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes.
‘The automobile was touring northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Street, when it crashed.
‘The automobile sustained main injury. 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 LA County firefighters and paramedics, then transported to an area hospital by ambulance for his accidents.’
The crash occurred on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes in LA om Tuesday morning
Woods has two children along with his ex-wife, Elin Nordegren. He’s pictured along with his 12-year-old son Charlie, left. Elin and his 13-year-old daughter, Sam, are proven, proper, along with his present girlfriend Erica Sherman watching him on the PNC Championship in December 2020
It’s unclear which hospital he has been taken to, and what sort of surgical procedure he’s present process.
Woods lives along with his girlfriend, Erica Herman, in his mansion in Jupiter, Florida.
His agent just lately hit out at an HBO documentary about him that he says is ‘salacious’ and ‘simply one other unauthorized and salacious outsider try to color an incomplete portrait of one of many best athletes of all-time’.
The documentary focuses on his childhood and his relationship along with his father Earl, and likewise contains interviews with kindergarten academics and former girlfriends.
Woods doesn’t seem and he has all the time been shy of sharing particulars of his private life. He has two children along with his ex-wife Elin Nordegren. They’re Sam, 13, and Charlie, 12.
Woods and Nordegren divorced in 2010 after his infidelity with a number of ladies was uncovered.
The sporting world reacted with shock on Tuesday as information of the accident unfold.
Justin Thomas, one in all Woods’ mates and former World Quantity One, stated: ‘I am sick to my abdomen. It hurts to see one in all my closest mates get in an accident. I simply hope he is all proper.
‘Simply anxious for his children.. I am positive they will battle.’
Former President Donald Trump launched an announcement by means of his spokesperson to want him properly.
‘Get properly quickly, Tiger. You’re a true champion!’ he stated. He’s nonetheless banned from Twitter.