Golfing Champion Tiger Woods Sustains Several Leg Injuries In Major Car Crash

According to the Los Angeles Sheriff Department, the golfing champion, who underwent a major leg surgery after the accident was conscious and responsive to the emergency crew during the time of his rescue

Raghav N

February 24, 2021

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International golfing champion Tiger Woods was hospitalized on Tuesday in Los Angeles after he got into a major car crash earlier in the morning. He was rescued by an emergency crew of firefighters and paramedics and rushed to a hospital in the vicinity. The ace sportsman sustained several leg injuries for which he underwent surgery. He was reportedly conscious and responsive when he was taken for medical treatment.

According to the LA County Sheriff’s official statement, the authorities responded to a vehicle roll-over collision at around 7:10 am on 23 February morning. Confirming the passenger’s identity as Woods, it further read that the car sustained major damage.  He was on the driver’s seat and was reportedly alone at the time of the accident. Footage from the site shows the rescue team pulling out the car wreckage from a slope.

This is not the first time the 45-year-old world-famous athlete has been in a motor mishap. In 2009, he crashed his SUV into a fire hydrant outside his Florida home in the middle of the night. He was rushed to a hospital in an unconscious state and treated for minor facial injuries.

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