Tiger Woods sustained serious leg injuries in a horrific crash, according to TMZ.
Reports state that alcohol was not involved.
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
— Cody Chaffins (@Cody_Fox5) February 23, 2021
The accident is currently being investigated.
45-year-old Tiger was in the area for his annual Genesis Invitational golf tournament at the Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades.
Just this week, he took photos with stars like David Spade and Dwyane Wade — and announced his recent back surgery could keep him out of the upcoming Masters tournament in Augusta, Georgia.
It’s not the first time Tiger Woods has been in a high-profile car accident — he crashed his SUV in a 2009 incident at his home in Florida.
In 2017, he was arrested after cops found him passed out behind the wheel of his car. Tiger said he had taken prescription medication before the accident and didn’t realize the effect the meds would have on him.