Sending my prayers to @TigerWoods and his family tonight—here’s to a speedy recovery for the GOAT of golf. If we’ve learned anything over the years, it’s to never count Tiger out.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) February 24, 2021
The accident happened shortly after 7am Pacific Time. Tiger Woods was driving, no passengers, no other vehicles involved. He lost control of his car “at high speed”, the vehicle rolled several times and sustained “extensive damage” He was conscious and able to communicate when emergency services arrived at the scene. Firefighters pulled Woods from the overturned car after smashing the windscreen with an axe.
His condition was described as “serious”, with multiple compound fractures to both legs
Woods was taken to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center for surgery
LA County Sheriff said there was no obvious sign that Woods was impaired by drugs or alcohol
— LA County Sheriffs (@LASDHQ) February 23, 2021