LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Legendary golfer Tiger Woods is undergoing surgery for multiple leg injuries suffered in a California rollover accident Tuesday morning.
According to a statement from the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, deputies “responded to a single-vehicle rollover crash about 7:12 a.m. near the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palo Verdes.
“The vehicle was traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard and Black Horse Road, where it crashed. The vehicle sustained major damage,” the sheriff’s department tweeted.
“The driver and the 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.”
Gephardt Daily will update the story as more information becomes available.