March 6, 2021

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Tiger Woods injured in car crash in California

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The golfer had to be removed from the vehicle with the ‘jaws of life’ after the single-vehicle accident.

Tiger Woods is hospitalised following a single-vehicle accident Tuesday morning.

According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office, Woods was the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, which rolled over at and crashed off a road at at 7:12 am PST (15:12 GST) on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes, California. The sheriff’s office said his vehicle “sustained major damage”.

“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 statement said

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