Tiger Woods Seriously Hurt in Car Accident
Golf star was pulling out of his own driveway
By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 27, 2009 1:51 PM CST
Tiger Woods looks on with his daughter Sam before the start of a college football game between California and Stanford in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009.   (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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(Newser) – Tiger Woods was seriously hurt in a car crash early this morning outside his home in Orlando, the Florida Highway Patrol reported this afternoon. Alcohol was not a factor. The golf megastar was pulling out of his driveway at less than 33mph—the speed at which airbags deploy—when he struck a fire hydrant and then a neighbor's tree. The highway patrol, which did not report the 2:25am incident until just after 2pm, says charges are pending, the Orlando Sentinel reports.