LOS ANGELES, CA – Golfer Tiger Woods was badly hurt in an auto crash Tuesday morning.
On February 23, 2021, at approximately 7:12 AM, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department 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. 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 investigators from LASD Lomita Station.
Woods suffered multiple serious leg injuries, according to reports, and was rushed to surgery and appears to be recovering at this time.