Golf Legend Tiger Woods has been reportedly involved in a car crash earlier today.

The incident which occurred at the early hours of today at California has left the golf Legend injured and needed an emergency surgery.

Tiger Woods

According to the statement released on the golf Legend twitter handle it reads, “We thank everyone for their overwhelming support and messages through this tough time. As previously communicated Tiger was involved in a single car accident earlier this morning in California.

He has undergone a long surgical procedure on his lower right leg and ankle after being brought to the hospital.’

Mr Woods suffered significant orthopedic injuries to his right lower extremity that was treated during emergency surgery by Orthopedic trauma specialists at Harbor-UCLA medical centre, A level 1 trauma medical centre. Communited open fractures affecting both the upper and lower portions of the tibia and fibula bones were stabilised by inserting a rod into the tibia. ‘

Additional injuries to the bones of the foot and ankle were stabilised with a combination screws and pins. Trauma to the muscles and soft-tissue of the leg requires surgical release of the covering of the muscles to relieve pressure due to swelling”.

Anish Mahajan, MD Cheif Officer & Interim CEO at Harbor-UCLA Medical Centre. He is currently awake, responsive, and recovering in his hospital room. Thank you to the wonderful doctors and the hospital staff at Harbor-UCLA medical centre, the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department, and the fire department. Your support and assistance is outstanding. There is no further updates as at this time and we continue to thank for your well wishes and privacy for him and his family.” TGR

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