Pinaxonline.com earlier reported Tiger Woods being hospitalized following a car accident in Los Angeles on Tuesday February 23, 2021.
A statement which was released by Tiger Wood’s agent Mark Steinberg stated that Woods suffered multiple leg injuries in the accident. He also added that the golfer is in surgery and thanks his fans and followers for their support. This is what he had to say;
”He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support”.
According to the L.A County Sheriff’s Department, the police responded to a single-vehicle rollover crash on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes as at 7:12am. Apparently, Tiger Woods was driving the vehicle alone and sustained major damage in the process.
According to reports, Tiger Woods was travelling at a high rate of speed and lost control of the vehicle. The SUV rolled quite a number of times before coming to a halt.
Well, an official statement has been released from Toger Wood’s official acount after the crash, this statement actually provides an update on Woods’ medical status after his surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. The statement reads;
”We thank everyone for the overwhelming support and messages during this tough time”. ”As previously communicated, Tiger was involved in a single-car accident earlier this morning in California. He has undergone a long surgical procedure on his lower right leg and ankle after being brought to the hospital.
”Mr. Woods suffered significant orthopedic injuries to his right lower extremity that were treated during emergency surgery by Orthopaedic trauma specialists at Habor-UCLA Medical Center, a level 1 trauma center. Comminuted open fractures affecting both the upper and lower portions of the tibia and fibula bones were stabilized by inserting a rod into the tibia. Additional injuries to the bones of the foot ankle were stabilized with a combination of screws and pins. Trauma to the muscle and soft-tissue of the leg required surgical release of the covering of the muscle to relieve pressure doe to swelling”. -Anish Majajan, MD, Chief Medical Officer & Interim CEO at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
Checkout the full statement below;