Followers are preserving Tiger Woods of their ideas.
Based on the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division, the 45-year-old golfer suffered accidents after he was concerned in a automobile crash on Tuesday, Feb. 23.
Lt. Michael White instructed E! Information his accidents are “non-life threatening.” Presently, authorities don’t imagine alcohol performed a task within the incident.
The division famous the LASD Lomita Station responded to a single car roll-over visitors collision on the border of Rolling Hills Property and Rancho Palos Verdes in California at about 7:12 a.m.
“The car was touring northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Highway, when it crashed,” a tweeted assertion from the division learn. “The car sustained main harm.”
The motive force, and sole occupant of the car, was later recognized as Woods. “Mr. Woods was extricated from the wreck with the ‘jaws of life’ by Los Angeles County firefighters and paramedics, then transported to a neighborhood hospital by ambulance for his accidents.”
Nonetheless, White later clarified that the jaws of life weren’t used to take away Woods from the automobile. As a substitute, E! Information is instructed he was taken out by way of the window. Woods was aware when faraway from the car, in line with White.
The LASD Lomita Station is investigating the incident.
Shortly after the information broke, Woods’ agent Mark Steinberg launched a press release to NBC. “Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California the place he suffered a number of leg accidents,” it learn. “He’s presently in surgical procedure and we thanks on your privateness and help.”
Commissioner of the PGA Tour Jay Monahan shared a press release, as nicely. “Now we have been made conscious of Tiger Woods’ automobile accident right now,” it learn. “We’re awaiting additional data when he comes out of surgical procedure. On behalf of the PGA Tour and our gamers, Tiger is in our prayers and may have our full help as he recovers.”
Based on Golf Digest, Woods was in California for a two-day content material shoot with the publication and GOLFTV after internet hosting the PGA Tour’s Genesis Invitational over the weekend. The professional posted pictures from the occasion simply days earlier than the accident. Different athletes and celebrities—together with Dwyane Wade, Jada Pinkett Smith and David Spade—did so, as well.
Per Golf Digest, Woods didn’t play any holes or hit any balls on the Genesis Invitational as a result of his motion was, because the publication put it, “nonetheless restricted.” The journal reported Woods was in “good spirits” on Feb. 22 however didn’t come to the course for the second day of taking pictures.
In January, Woods announced he’d undergone a “microdiscectomy process to take away a pressured disc fragment that was pinching his nerve after experiencing discomfort following the PNC Championship.”
“I look ahead to coaching,” he mentioned in a tweeted assertion on the time, “and am centered on getting again out on Tour.”
The assertion famous Woods wouldn’t be competing at Torrey Pines or Riviera however that he was trying ahead to internet hosting the Genesis Invitational.
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—Extra reporting by Alli Rosenbloom