Tiger Woods suffered injuries in a serious car crash in California on Tuesday, authorities said.
The golf legend, 45, had to be rescued from his damaged car following the single-vehicle rollover crash in Rancho Palos Verdes in Los Angeles County.
The LA County Sheriff’s Department confirmed the accident, which occurred around 7:12 a.m. at Hawthorne Boulevard and Blackhorse Road.
“The driver and sole occupant was identified as PGA golfer, Eldrick ‘Tiger’ Woods,” the statement said. “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.”