Tiger Woods injured in an accident; Jaws of Life were used to save him
U.S. Tiger Woods celebrates after scoring his putt on the 18th green to win during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 14, 2019 in Augusta, Georgia.
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Golf superstar Tiger Woods was injured in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning when his SUV crashed and rolled over, authorities said.
Woods, who was the only person in the vehicle, was “rescued from the wreck with the” jaws of life “by Los Angeles county firefighters and paramedics and then taken by ambulance to a local hospital for his injuries,” said the sheriff. Department of the county in a tweet.
The MPs arrived at the scene of the accident on the border between Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes around 7:12 a.m.
Officials said “the vehicle suffered great damage.”
The severity of Woods’ injuries was unknown.
Tiger Woods car after an accident
Woods was spotted on social media at a golf course with former Miami Heat basketball star Dwayne Wade on Monday.
Woods most recently competed in the PNC Championship in Orlando, Florida, which ended on December 20. He played in the tournament with his eleven year old son, Charlie Woods. The duo came in seventh.
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