1:19 PM PT — TMZ has discovered … Tiger was staying at a lodge the place a serious community tv present was being shot. Manufacturing sources inform TMZ, when the director arrived simply earlier than 7 AM, Tiger was driving his SUV very quick as he was leaving the property and nearly hit the director’s automotive. The director was shaken sufficient to inform manufacturing workers about it after he parked. A crew member who noticed Tiger as he bought in his SUV on the lodge tells TMZ, as soon as Tiger bought in his automobile, there was a delay in driving off and he appeared “agitated and impatient.” The crew member says as soon as the delay was over, Tiger “took off quick.”
2:03 PM PT — Opposite to the preliminary launch despatched out by the L.A. County Sheriff’s Division … a supply with the hearth division tells us the jaws of life had been NOT used to free Tiger from the crash.
1:00 PM PT — Legislation enforcement sources inform TMZ Woods was alert sufficient on the scene of the accident to ask first responders to have his supervisor choose up his stuff. We’re informed cops haven’t discovered something illicit contained in the automobile.
A photograph from the crash scene seems to point out blood on the driving force’s facet airbag.
12:43 PM PT — Tiger’s good buddy, Donald Trump, has issued an announcement in regards to the crash … saying, “Get properly quickly, Tiger. You’re a true champion!”
Tiger and Trump return years … with Trump famously awarding Tiger the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2019 to honor Tiger for profitable the Masters.
12:18 PM PT — TMZ has obtained the dispatch audio for Tiger’s crash, and it appears like they realized in actual time that Tiger was trapped inside … and had been going to wish backup STAT.
Within the audio, you’ll be able to hear EMS employees name for surrounding roads to be blocked off … and focus on the severity of the crash.
11:52 AM PT — Mark Steinberg, Tiger’s agent, says he sustained a number of leg accidents and is at the moment in surgical procedure.
11:43 AM PT — An L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept. supply tells TMZ Sports activities they don’t consider alcohol was concerned however they didn’t say whether or not every other substance was presumably concerned.
Tiger Woods was hospitalized following a nasty single-car accident in L.A. County on Tuesday morning — with officers requiring the jaws of life to free him from the automobile.
“On February 23, 2021, at roughly 7:12 AM, LASD responded to a single automobile roll-over site visitors collision on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes,” officers say.
“The automobile was touring northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Highway, when it crashed. The automobile sustained main harm.”
“The driving force and sole occupant was recognized as PGA golfer, Eldrick ‘Tiger’ Woods,” officers confirmed.
“Mr. Woods was extricated from the wreck with the ‘jaws of life’ by Los Angeles County firefighters and paramedics, then transported to a neighborhood hospital by ambulance for his accidents.”
Unclear what precipitated the accident. Cops are investigating.
45-year-old Tiger was within the space for his annual Genesis Invitational golf event on the Riviera Nation Membership within the Pacific Palisades.
Simply this week, he took photographs with stars like David Spade and Dwyane Wade — and introduced his latest again surgical procedure might preserve him out of the upcoming Masters event in Augusta, Georgia.
It is not the primary time Tiger Woods has been in a high-profile automotive accident — he crashed his SUV in a 2009 incident at his dwelling in Florida.
In 2017, he was arrested after cops discovered him handed out behind the wheel of his automotive. Tiger mentioned he had taken prescription remedy earlier than the accident and did not notice the impact the meds would have on him.
Justin Thomas — among the finest golfers on the planet and Woods’ good buddy — bought emotional when commenting on the accident Tuesday … saying he is praying for Tiger’s children and household.