Tiger Woods reportedly sustained ‘severe’ leg accidents after being concerned in a roll-over automobile wreck, and the images of the injury are completely terrifying.
Replace 9:48pm ET: TMZ has obtained video of Tiger behind the wheel of his 2021 Genesis GV80 SUV simply seven minutes earlier than his rollover accident was known as in to 911. His automobile is seen driving uphill alongside a large bend in Hawthorne Blvd. at 7:05am, with a gray minivan in entrance of him. The situation was about 5 miles from the place his wreck occurred, which was known as in to 911 at 7:12am by a neighbor who lived close to his crash scene. Tiger’s SUV didn’t look like rushing on the time the video was taken.
Replace: 8:40pm ET: Sources inform ESPN that “Woods has crush accidents of each decrease legs, together with a compound fracture and a shattered ankle. A crush harm happens when a heavy object places strain onto a physique half.” The golfer has been present process surgical procedure at Harbor-UCLA Medical Middle, the place he was taken after his morning rollover SUV crash which injured each of his legs.
Replace: 5:05 PM ET: Photographs of the broken 2021 Genesis SUV have been made out there. “Fortunately the inside was roughly in tact, which gave him the cushion to outlive. In any other case, it could have been a deadly crash,” LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva advised reporters at a 3pm PST news convention. Opposite to earlier studies, an axe was used to interrupt the entrance windshield and rescue Tiger, and the jaws of life weren’t deployed. Whereas the golf legend suffered severe accidents to each of his legs, “There have been no different life threatening accidents to my data,” Sheriff Villanueva advised reporters. Tiger’s steely dedication was there at the same time as he was trapped inside his SUV. The primary responder on scene, Deputy Carlos Gonzalez, revealed that when he reached Tiger’s automobile, “He was calm and lucid, I requested him his identify and he stated it was Tiger,” including “He didn’t appear involved about his accidents.” It was additionally famous on the news convention that Tiger was carrying a seat belt when the accident occurred, and that the motive force’s facet airbag had efficiently deployed throughout the crash.
Replace: 4:31 PM ET: “Now we have been made conscious of Tiger Woods’ automobile accident as we speak,” the PGA Tour stated in a press release. “We’re awaiting additional info when he comes out of surgical procedure. On behalf of the PGA TOUR and our gamers, Tiger is in our prayers and could have our full help as he recovers.”
Replace 4:25 PM ET: Invoice Melugin of FOX LA studies that “Regulation enforcement supply tells me that as of proper now, there may be nothing “salacious” concerning the Tiger Woods crash. No prices pending. He went off an embankment and rolled and it’s at present simply an investigation for a nasty visitors accident as of *proper now*” He later tweeted, “I’m advised Tiger Woods was acutely aware and chatting with deputies after they arrived on scene. I’m additionally advised Sheriff Alex Villanueva shall be holding a press convention on the Lomita Sheriff’s station at 3pm.”
NEW: I’m advised Tiger Woods was acutely aware and chatting with deputies after they arrived on scene. I’m additionally advised Sheriff Alex Villanueva shall be holding a press convention on the Lomita Sheriff’s station at 3pm. @FOXLA
— Invoice Melugin (@BillFOXLA) February 23, 2021
Replace 3:00 PM ET: Tiger Woods suffered “a number of” leg accidents, his agent, Mark Steinberg, advised Golf Digest. “He’s at present in surgical procedure, and we thanks in your privateness and help.”
Authentic: Tiger Woods, 45, was concerned with a “single-vehicle roll-over visitors collision on” Tuesday, February 23, in accordance with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division. The accident occurred “on the border of Rolling Hills Property and Rancho Palos Verdes,” round 7:12 AM PST. The automobile was “touring northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard at Blackhorse Street when it crashed.” Sadly, this was a significant wreck, and the LASD reported it “sustained main injury.” Tiger, the “driver and sole occupant” within the automobile, was “extracted from the wreck with the ‘jaws of life.’” It’s at present unclear what brought about the accident.
— LA County Sheriffs (@LASDHQ) February 23, 2021
After the Los Angeles County firefighters and paramedics rescued Tiger from the crash, he was “then transported to an area hospital by ambulance for his accidents. The visitors investigation is being performed by investigators from LASD Lomita Station.” CNN reported that Tiger has “average to important” accidents. HollywoodLife has reached out to Tiger’s camp for a touch upon the scenario and can replace the publish with any new info when it turns into out there.
LA County Fireplace tells us Tiger Woods was hospitalized with “average to important” accidents after crash in Palos Verdes https://t.co/JMQaSze6qw
— Jon Passantino (@passantino) February 23, 2021
Sadly, Tiger Woods has a historical past of car incidents. He infamously wrecked his SUV in 2009 after getting right into a battle together with his then-wife, Elin Nordegren. In 2017, Tiger was arrested in Juniper, Florida, over Memorial Day for driving underneath the affect. “I perceive the severity of what I did and take full duty for my actions,” the PGA legend stated in a press release afterward, “I would like the general public to know that alcohol was not concerned. What occurred was an surprising response to prescribed medicines. I didn’t notice the combination of medicines had affected me so strongly. I wish to apologize with all my coronary heart to my household, mates, and the followers.”
“I count on extra from myself, too. I’ll do everything in my energy to make sure this by no means occurs once more. I totally cooperated with regulation enforcement, and I wish to personally thank the representatives of the Jupiter Police Division and the Palm Seashore County Sheriff’s Workplace for his or her professionalism.”
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