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Tiger Woods has non-life threatening injuries and is conscious.
The golf icon was been rushed for emergency surgery after being involved in a horror car crash in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning local time.
Woods suffered multiple leg injuries in the crash, in which his car rolled off the road in Rancho Palos Verdes with no others involved.
According to Fox News, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department say that Tiger was conscious after the crash, and that his injuries are non life-threatening.
They add that there was no reason to do a sobriety check, and that he had been driving down hill before the roll-over took place.
Agent Mark Steinberg had said: "Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California where he suffered multiple leg injuries.
"He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support."
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The County Sherriff's department said: “On February 23, 2021, at approximately 7:12AM, LASD 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 older, Eldrick “Tiger” Woods.
“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 for his injuries.
“The traffic investigation is being conducted by investigators from LASD Lomita Station.”
Justin Thomas was been distraught by the car accident involving close friend Tiger, and sent his well wishes to his children.
Thomas told CBS: “Yeah, I mean I’m sick to my stomach.
“It hurts to see one of your… now your closest friends get in an accident.
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