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Tiger Woods in hospital after 7am crash in L.A.

Tiger Woods is taken to hospital after rolling his car: Paramedics use ‘jaws of life’ to free him from ‘serious’ wreck on LA road

Tiger Woods is in the hospital after a car crash in L.A. this morning. 

The golfer was driving alone near Rancho Palos Verdes when his vehicle flipped over. Fire fighters had to use a device known as the ‘jaws of life’ to break open the car and rescue him.

His condition is not known. LA County Sheriff’s Department confirmed the crash.  

It occurred shortly after 7am and no one was injured. Woods was previously arrested on a DUI in 2017. 

In a statement, the sheriff’s department said: ‘On February 23, at approximately 7.12am, LASD responded to a single vehicle roll-over traffic collision on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes. 

‘On February 23, at approximately 7.12am, LASD responded to a single vehicle roll-over traffic collision on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes.

‘The vehicle was traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Road, when it crashed. The vehicle sustained major damage. 

‘The driver and sole occupant was identified as PGA golfer Eldrick ‘Tiger’ Woods. 

‘Mr. Woods was extricated from the wreck with the jaws of life by LA County firefighters and paramedics, then transported to a local hospital by ambulance for his injuries.’ 

The golfer was driving alone near Rancho Paso Robles when his vehicle flipped over. Fire fighters had to use a device known as the ‘jaws of life’ to break open the car and rescue him

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