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BREAKING: Tiger Woods Extracted From Rolled SUV By Firefighters

Ranchos Palos Verdes, CA – Firefighters had to extract Tiger Woods from a wrecked vehicle on Tuesday morning after the professional golfer rolled an SUV on a California hillside.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials said the single-vehicle crash occurred at about 7:12 a.m. on Feb. 23 on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes,” TMZ reported.

Sheriff’s department officials said Woods was traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard near Blackhorse Road when he crashed.

The vehicle appeared to have rolled over multiple times and left a debris field of more than 500 feet, KTTV reported.

It appeared the car went over the highway median and across two more lanes of the road before it landed on its side up a hill.

KTTV measured the distance the car went from where the crash started to where the vehicle landed at about 476 feet using technology from their news helicopter.

“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 by ambulance for his injuries,” the sheriff’s department said.

Firefighters cut through the windscreen on the front of the car and pulled Woods out through the front, KTTV reported.

Officials confirmed that Woods was the only occupant of the vehicle, TMZ reported.

He was transported to a local hospital, according to the sheriff’s department.

“Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California where he suffered multiple leg injuries,” Woods’ agent, Mark Steinberg, confirmed to Golf Digest. “He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support.”

Woods was in town to attend the 2021 Genesis Invitational and was driving one of the rental cars that belonged to the golf tournament, KTTV reported.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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