“Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California the place he suffered multiple leg injuries,” his supervisor, Mark Steinberg, stated. He is at present in surgical procedure and we thanks to your privateness and assist.”
Woods, the only occupant in the car, was faraway from the wreckage by firefighters and paramedics, his agent added.
The roll-over crash close to Los Angeles didn’t contain every other autos. Television pictures confirmed the car mendacity on a patch of grass off the highway, with its hood badly broken.
— LA County Sheriffs (@LASDHQ) February 23, 2021
A KABC-TV helicopter over the scene of Woods’ accident confirmed a car on its aspect with the entrance finish closely broken. Air baggage gave the impression to be deployed. The wreckage gave the impression to be simply off the aspect of a highway on a hillside.
The crash occurred shortly earlier than 7.15am native time Tuesday, officers stated.
BREAKING: What is presumed to be a shot of Tiger Woods’ car after being concerned in a single car accident in LA County… pic.twitter.com/buQIRVYAXV
— The Tailgate Talk (@TheTailgateTlk) February 23, 2021
On-course classes for celebrities
Woods was in Los Angeles over the weekend because the event host of the Genesis Invitational at Riviera, the place he offered the trophy. He was to spend Monday and Tuesday filming with Discovery-owned GOLFTV, with whom he has an endorsement contract.
According to Golf Digest, additionally owned by Discovery, the TV shoot was on-course classes to celebrities, comparable to Spade and Dwyane Wade. He didn’t play.
The 15-time main champion final performed December 20 in the PNC Championship with his 11-year-old son, Charlie. He had a fifth surgical procedure on his again, a microdiscectomy, two days earlier than Christmas.
This is the third time Woods has been concerned in a car investigation. The most infamous was the early morning after Thanksgiving in 2009, when his SUV ran over a hearth hydrant and hit a tree. That was the beginning of stunning revelations that he had been dishonest on his spouse with multiple girls. Woods misplaced main company sponsorship, went to a rehabilitation clinic in Mississippi and didn’t return to golf for 5 months.
In May 2017, Florida police discovered him asleep behind the wheel of a car parked awkwardly on the aspect of the highway. He was arrested on a DUI cost and stated later he had an sudden response to prescription drugs for his again ache. Woods later pleaded responsible to reckless driving and checked right into a clinic to get assist with prescription treatment and a sleep problem.
(FRANCE 24 with AFP, AP and REUTERS)
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