On Tuesday, Feb. 23, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department confirmed the athlete was involved in a single vehicle roll-over traffic collision that morning. According to the authorities, Woods was removed from the car by the “jaws of life” and rushed to a local hospital by ambulance.
Woods’ agent Mark Steinberg gave an update on the golfer’s health, telling NBC News in a statement, “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.”
A day earlier, Woods participated in a two-day content shoot with Golf Digest/GOLFTV, according to Golf Digest. This event was attended by numerous celebrities, including Jada Pinkett Smith, Dwyane Wade and David Spade.