Tiger Woods Injured in Car Crash, Extracted From Wreck by Firefighters
Tiger Woods has been hospitalized following a single-car crash on Tuesday, February 23.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department released a statement about the crash, which took place on the border of Rollings Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes at approximately 7:12 a.m. local time.
“The vehicle was traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Road, when it crashed. The vehicle sustained major damage,” the statement read, noting that Woods, 45, was the only person in the car. “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 traffic investigation is being conducted by investigations from LASD Station.”