Tiger Woods was driving Genesis GV80 in Los Angeles crash
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Golf legend Tiger Woods was the driver and sole occupant inside of the Genesis GV80 SUV, which was traveling north on Hawthorne Boulevard at Blackhorse Road when he crashed near the Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes neighborhoods just after 7 a.m, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
TIGER WOODS IN SURGERY AFTER SUFFERING 'MULTIPLE LEG INJURIES' IN SERIOUS CRASH, AGENT SAYS
The vehicle sustained major damage, and Woods had to be extricated from the wreckage by Los Angeles County firefighters and paramedics, sheriff’s officials said.
Anonymous law enforcement sources told the LA Times that Woods was traveling at a high rate of speed and lost control of the vehicle before crossing the center divider. Woods' SUV reportedly rolled multiple times before coming to a halt.
The sources added that Woods had to be removed through the car’s windshield. The front end of the SUV was reportedly heavily damaged and the windscreen frame had been removed where Woods was extracted from the vehicle.
Officials have not revealed the cause of the accident. An amublance took Woods to a hospital in serious condition, and a traffic investigation is being conducted by investigators from the LASD's Lomita Station.
Wood's agent, Mark Steinberg, said the golfer is currently undergoing surgery after suffering "mulitple leg injuries."