Golf legend, Tiger Woods has been hospitalized following a car accident in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning, February 23, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department said at around 7:12 a.m. PT, police responded to a single-vehicle rollover crash on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes. The vehicle, which Woods was driving alone, sustained major damage.
He was subsequently transported to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center by ambulance.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Woods was traveling at a very high speed and lost control of the vehicle before crossing the center divider. Woods’s SUV rolled multiple times before coming to a halt.
In a statement to Golf Digest’s Daniel Rapaport, Woods’s agent Mark Steinberg said Woods suffered multiple leg injuries in the accident.
“He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support,” Steinberg said.
According to Golf Digest, Woods, 45, was in California for a two-day content shoot with Golf Digest/GOLFTV after serving as a host for the PGA Tour’s Genesis Invitational over the weekend. He was spotted alongside former NBA star Dwyane Wade and actor David Spade at Rolling Hills Country Club on Monday February 22.