Tiger Woods, the American golf legend, was seriously injured Tuesday after a road accident in Los Angeles, United States.
Tiger Woods had a major car accident this Tuesday in Los Angeles, and was taken to hospital in serious condition. According to the CNBC, the golfer was trapped inside the vehicle, which was completely destroyed.
According to TMZ, the athlete will now be subjected to a emergency surgery due to multiple leg injuries.
Woods, 45, was the only person in the car and was pulled out of the wreckage by a Loser by firefighters and paramedics in Los Angeles County. Then, “he was transported to a local hospital by ambulance to observe the injuries”, reads a tweet do LA County Sheriffs.
The accident took place at 7:12 am local time (3:12 pm in mainland Portugal), “on the border between Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes”. “The vehicle was heading north, towards Hawthorne Boulevard, on Blackhorse Road, when it collided” and was completely destroyed.
The golfer competed in the PNC Championship in Orlando, Florida, which ended on December 20. Tiger Woods played alongside his son, Charlie Woods, just 11, with whom he finished seventh in the table.