Tiger Woods suffered injuries to both legs during a roll-over car crash Tuesday in California — and was in surgery following a rescue that required the jaws of life to get him free.
The golf legend, 45, was pulled from his badly damaged SUV following the single-vehicle accident in Rancho Palos Verdes in Los Angeles County.
Photos from the scene show the gray vehicle on its side on a hill with its airbags deployed and extensive damage to the front-end.
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.”
The extent of Woods’ injuries were not disclosed.
The sheriff’s department noted that his car “sustained