Tiger OK, Has Cuts on Face: Agent

Golfer out of hospital after early-morning car crash
By Marie Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 27, 2009 3:25 PM CST
Tiger OK, Has Cuts on Face: Agent
This image taken from video provided by WESH-TV in Orlando, Fla. shows a damaged area in front of Tiger Woods' home in the Isleworth subdivision near Orlando, Fla. Tiger Woods was seriously injured in a car accident early Friday when his car struck a tree near his mansion in a gated waterfront community,...   (AP Photo/WESH-TV)

(Newser) – Tiger Woods is out of the hospital and doing well after an early-morning car crash in which he suffered facial lacerations. The superstar golfer hit a fire hydrant and tree with his Cadillac SUV, and his condition was initially reported as serious, the designation for any patient transported by ambulance. He was "admitted, treated and released today in good condition," a statement from his publicist and the hospital says.

The Florida Highway Patrol reported alcohol was not considered a factor in the 2:25am incident outside Woods' home in the Orlando suburb of Windermere. "I think it's nothing more than an accident," the mayor of Windermere told CNN. Whether Woods was wearing a seatbelt isn't known.
(Read more Tiger Woods stories.)

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