Professional Golfer Seriously Injured in Collision in the Los Angeles Area

February 24, 2021

On Tuesday morning, Tiger Woods crashed his vehicle on a well-known, steep road in the Los Angeles suburbs. That morning, Woods was on his way to a television shoot. While driving down the dangerous road, he crashed into a raised median, which caused his vehicle to repeatedly flip and roll. Woods acquired severe injuries to his right leg from the accident.

At the scene, emergency personnel had to remove Woods with the jaws of life, which is a tool used to cut through heavy metal. The renowned golfer was transported to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, where he underwent extensive, surgery. Woods’ tibia and fibula bones were shattered from the collision, but they are now stabilized with a rod. The athlete also suffered ankle and foot injuries, which required screws and pins to repair during the medical procedure.

Late Tuesday night, it was announced that Woods was awake and recovering at the hospital. Even though Woods’ injuries are non-fatal, it is reported that he is fortunate to be alive after the serious collision. Over the years, the athlete had to overcome several medical and personal misfortunes in the public eye. This is currently the third instance where Woods has been involved in a car-related investigation. Many friends, family, and fans are keeping the notorious golfer in their thoughts and prayers in hopes that he will make a full recovery and return to his career.

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