Golf legend Tiger Woods was involved in a single-car accident in California. According to LA officials, there were no other people involved in the crash.
It was initially reported that Woods was removed from his car with “jaws of life” and in critical condition. However, this statement was later on changed and the L.A County Fire department spokesperson reported that they broke his windshield and then got him out of the car.
It is currently unknown what caused the crash. The L.A County Sheriff’s Department released a statement that there was no evidence of impairment and Woods was responsive and calm when the authorities arrived. Sources say that there is nothing “salacious” about the crash and there are no charges pending. According to the police, there is an investigation for a bad traffic accident as of now.
Statement from Tiger Woods
Upon arriving at the hospital, it was reported that Tiger Woods had suffered several injuries on both of his legs. A few hours ago, his team issued a statement on his condition. In the publication, the public is reassured that there is no danger for the life of the famous golfer. The medical team in Harbor-UCLA performed several complex surgeries on his legs. The famous athlete has reportedly suffered “comminuted open fractures” to both the upper and lower portions of his tibia and fibula in his right leg. Tiger’s ankle bones and soft tissues were also damaged in the crash. The road to recovery looks to be long and difficult for Woods. For now, it is said that he is awake, responsive, and recovering. The family asked for privacy and prayers in this difficult time.
After the news broke out yesterday, the whole sporting world, including ex-spouse Lindsay Vonn , showed their support for Tiger Woods and his closed ones.
We, at GossipWhiz.com, also wish him a successful recovery.