Tiger Woods crash: Devastating images show car wreckage after star suffers ‘major injury’

Police used hydraulic tools to pry open the vehicle and extricate the 45-year-old, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.

Woods’ agent has confirmed he has suffered “multiple leg injuries” and is currently undergoing surgery.



Horrific images from the crash site has been broadcast across US networks and shows an SUV rolled on its side, deep into woodland.

The front windscreen of the vehicle appears to be smashed and the front bumper of the car crushed.



Piers Morgan shared an image of the crash circulating on ACB on his Twitter feed.

He wrote: “Tiger Wood’s smashed-up car as shown on local LA TV.

“His agent says Tiger is now in surgery after suffering ‘multiple leg injuries’ in a single-car accident.




“Looks like it rolled over off the road and down into a ditch.”

Woods had been travelling alone the suburban communities of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes.

In a statement, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), said: “On February 23, 2021, at approximately 7.12am, 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 a 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.




“The traffic investigation is being conducted by investigators from LASD Lomita Station.”

Woods’ agent, Daniel Rapaport, said: “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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