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Tiger Woods Rescued With Jaws of Life After Car Crash

Agent says golf legend has multiple leg injuries
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 23, 2021 2:14 PM CST
Tiger Woods Hospitalized After Car Crash in LA
Tiger Woods looks on during the trophy ceremony on the practice green after the final round of the Genesis Invitational golf tournament at Riviera Country Club, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

(Newser) – Tiger Woods had to be "extricated from the wreck" with the "jaws of life" after a serious car crash in California Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office says. The injured golfer was hospitalized after the "single-vehicle rollover collision" on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes around 7am local time, the sheriff's office tweeted. The 45-year-old's agent tells TMZ that Woods sustained multiple leg injuries and is in surgery. Police say Woods was the only person in the SUV, CNBC reports. (Read more Tiger Woods stories.)

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