OVERVIEW OF: Tiger Woods injured in car crash
Tiger Woods is on admission at a hospital after a car crash in L.A. County.
The accident occured on Tuesday morning. The golfer was pulled from the vehicle, according to TMZ.
L.A. Sheriff’s Department said at 7:12 AM, they 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,” officials said.
“Mr. Woods was extricated from the wrec…then transported to a local hospital by ambulance for his injuries.”
The cause of the accident is being investigated.
Woods, 45, was in the area for his annual Genesis Invitational golf tournament at the Riviera Country Club.
His agent, Mark Steinberg, confirmed he sustained multiple leg injuries and is in surgery.