Victim of an impressive car accident on Tuesday, Tiger Woods is seriously injured in the right leg.
Despite serious injuries to his right leg, Tiger Woods gets away with it. This is the message sent by Sheriff Alex Villanueva on Tuesday, a few hours after the terrible accident suffered by the golf star. While driving at high speed on the winding road between Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes in south Los Angeles, the former number lost control of his vehicle, crossing the median before doing several rollovers.
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“He’s very lucky to make it out alive”, confided the sheriff during a press briefing, assuring that the wearing of the belt had undoubtedly saved his life. The images of his vehicle, very damaged, also attest to the violence of the shock. However, Tiger Woods was “conscious” at the time of the emergency response, forced to pull him out through the windshield after extricating him with heavy gear and an ax.
Seriously injured in the right leg, Tiger Woods was transported to a hospital specializing in trauma where he underwent emergency surgery. “Mr. Woods sustained significant orthopedic injuries to his right lower limb which were treated in emergency surgery by specialists in orthopedic trauma. The open comminuted fractures affecting both the upper and lower parts of the tibia and fibula were stabilized by inserting a rod into the tibia ”, The star’s Twitter account reported, echoing statements by Dr Anish Mahajan, Chief Medical Officer of Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, adding that the golfer was: “Awake, reactive and recovering in his hospital room”.
– Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) February 24, 2021
” Calm “ When help arrived, according to Sheriff Villanueva, Tiger Woods appeared to be in normal condition and there is no indication that he was under the influence of alcohol or substances, the officer said while awaiting the results of the examinations .
Tiger Woods victim of a serious road accident