24 February 2021: The Los Angeles police has reported an accident involving Tiger Woods on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Ranchos Palos Verdes. The 15-time major winner was in California for work related to the Golf Channel, after hosting the Genesis Invitational last week. The vehicle was reported to have rolled over on Hawthorne Boulevard at Blackhorse Road, with only Woods inside.
Mark Steinberg, the agent of Woods issued a brief statement informing that the golfer was taken into surgery to address leg injuries. “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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— Sons of Johnnie LeMaster (@SonsofJohnnieLe) February 23, 2021
The police have informed that Woods was extricated from the vehicle and admitted to hospital. The vehicle is reported to have suffered ‘major damage.’ There is no information yet on the extent of injuries suffered by Woods.
A statement by the LA police said the accident occurred around 0700am on Tuesday. “On February 23, 2021, at approximately 7:12 AM, LASD responded to a single-vehicle roll-over traffic collision on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Ranchos Palos Verdes,” the police said in a statement. “The vehicle was travelling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Road, when it crashed. The vehicle sustained major damage.”