Tiger Woods hospitalized after being involved in car accident

Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods
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Golfer Tiger Woods was hospitalized on Tuesday after being involved in a single-vehicle accident in Los Angeles, police said.

The vehicle sustained major damage and Woods was extricated from the wreck with the “jaws of life” by firefighters and paramedics, then transported to a local hospital by ambulance, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement.

“Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California where he suffered multiple leg injuries,” his agent, Mark Steinberg announced on Tuesday afternoon. “He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support.”

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