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Tiger Woods has been hospitalized for “a number of leg accidents” after being concerned in a critical automobile accident on Tuesday morning close to Ranchos Palos Verdes, California. He needed to be extracted from his sports-utility automobile because it sustained “main harm” following a single-vehicle rollover visitors crash, in line with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division.

Woods is at present in surgical procedure.

The one occupant of the SUV, he was transported to Harbor-UCLA Medical Heart by ambulance to be handled for “average to important” accidents suffered within the crash, the Los Angeles County Hearth Division advised CNN. His accidents usually are not life-threatening, and it’s believed he was acutely aware on the time he was extracted from the automobile, LASD lieutenant Michael White advised KCBS-TV.

Woods was reportedly “travelling at a excessive fee of velocity” when he “misplaced management of the automobile earlier than crossing the middle divider” along with his SUV rolling a number of instances, legislation enforcement sources advised the Los Angeles Occasions. The crash, which occurred shortly after 7 a.m. PT, is beneath investigation by the LASD.

“Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California the place he suffered a number of leg accidents,” Woods’ agent, Mark Steinberg, advised Golf Digest‘s Daniel Rapaport. “He’s at present in surgical procedure and we thanks on your privateness and assist.”

Helicopter footage of the crash scene from KCBS-TV reveals an SUV laying on its facet in a ditch on the backside of a hill with heavy harm sustained by its entrance finish. Quite a few items of the automobile will be seen within the close by space, and the airbags seem to have been deployed.

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Woods spent the lengthy weekend in Southern California as he was host on the 2021 Genesis Invitational.

The 15-time main champion with 82 profession PGA Tour wins has been recovering from a fifth microdiscectomy surgical procedure on his again with hopes of taking part in professionally later this yr.

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