The first photos to come out from the Tiger Woods car crash in Los Angeles show a decimated vehicle in a field. Los Angeles authorities said he was rescued from the vehicle with the jaws of life.
Officials have not said how severe the pro-golfers injuries were, saying only that he was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
#BREAKING: Tiger Woods Injured in Single Car Crash in L.A., Extracted with Jaws of Life https://t.co/VxxstLPEnX
— TMZ (@TMZ) February 23, 2021
Woods was the only person involved in the rollover crash. Authorities did not immediately say what caused the crash.
Los Angeles County Sheriffs Deputies said in a statement:
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 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.