Tiger Woods’ friend Justin Thomas ‘worried for his kids’ after legend’s crash
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Justin Thomas has reached out to the two children of Tiger Woods after the golfing icon was rushed to hospital following a car crash on Tuesday in Los Angeles.
The 15-time major winner is in the thoughts of the 27-year-old former world No 1 after his car rolled off the road in Rancho Palos Verdes, leaving him with multiple leg injuries.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department released a statement this evening, in which they revealed that hydraulically powered shears were needed to free the 45-year-old from the wreckage.
After agent Mark Steinberg updated supporters by telling them that Woods was undergoing surgery after being brought to a local hospital – with a traffic investigation now underway.
Thomas told CBS: “Yeah, I mean I’m sick to my stomach.
“It hurts to see one of your… now your closest friends get in an accident.
“I just hope he’s alright. I just worry for his kids. I’m sure they’re struggling.”
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The County Sherriff's department said: “On February 23, 2021, at approximately 7:12AM, LASD responded to a single vehicle roll-over traffic collision on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes.
“The vehicle was traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Road, when it crashed. The vehicle sustained major damage.
“The driver and sole occupant was identified as PGA older, Eldrick “Tiger” Woods.
“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 for his injuries.
“The traffic investigation is being conducted by investigators from LASD Lomita Station.”
Steinberg added: "Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California where he suffered multiple leg injuries.
"He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support."
Tiger recently had to undergo a fifth back surgery, telling CBS televison in mid February: "I'm feeling fine – I'm a little stiff. I have one more MRI scheduled so we'll see then if I can start doing more activities."
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