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MetiNews.Com - Fire crews had to use "jaws of life" cutting equipment to remove Woods from the wreckage of the vehicle.
Breaking News ! Golfing icon Tiger Woods is undergoing surgery on leg injuries after being cut from his car following an accident in Los Angeles, officials have confirmed. Fire crews had to use "jaws of life" cutting equipment to remove Woods from the wreckage of the vehicle after it rolled over and suffered "major damage". The 15-time major winner was taken to a local hospital by ambulance having suffered "multiple leg injuries", according to his manager Mark Steinberg. A statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department read: "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. Sign up to our Record Sport newsletter Get all the latest Sports news sent straight to your Inbox every day by signing up to our newsletter. We cover every morsel of information regarding your favourite club in the form of articles, videos and podcasts. The newsletter will arrive every day at 12pm, giving you a round up of the best stories we've covered that in the last 24 hours. To sign up, simply enter your email address into the link here. "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.
The horror crash saw gold legend Tiger Woods being cut from the vehicle
Steinberg confirmed the news shortly afterwards and now the sporting world has come together to wish him well. NFL quarterback Baker Mayfield said: "Prayers up for Tiger Woods." Journalist Jason Whitlock added: "Tiger Woods is my favorite athlete of all time. He's the athlete I talked the most about with my dad. My mom loves to talk about Tiger. Derrick Thomas is the greatest athlete I was close friends with. I hope Tiger is OK. Damn." Wrestling legend the Iron Sheik said: "TIGER WOODS BUBBA PRAYING FOR YOU."
Tiger Woods hospitalised after car crash and cut from overturned vehicle
Gary Linker wrote: "Thoughts are with Tiger Woods. Hope it’s not as serious as appears." Ian Poulter added: "Thoughts are with @TigerWoods and others involved, wishing a speedy recovery and I hope the injuries are not bad" And Isiaiah Thoas added: "Prayers up"
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