Tiger Woods injured in rollover car crash near Los Angeles, extracted with ‘jaws of life’

Tiger Woods injured in rollover car crash near Los Angeles, extracted with ‘jaws of life’
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Golf legend Tiger Woods was seriously injured Tuesday in a one-car accident in Southern California, officials said.

Woods’ vehicle was going north on Hawthorne Boulevard at Blackhorse road, on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes, when it crashed and sustained “major damage,” the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement.

A single vehicle roll-over traffic collision on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verde, in Los Angeles on Feb. 23, 2021.NBC Los Angeles

Woods was the driver and only occupant of the vehicle, the statement said.

“Mr. Woods was extracted from the wreck with the ‘jaws of life,'” the sheriff added.

He was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment of compound fractures in at least one leg, law enforcement sources…



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