Widespread reports say Tiger Woods is in hospital after emergency services were forced to cut the golf legend out of his car after an accident in Los Angeles. Local officials confirmed firefighters were present.

The accident is said to have occurred on Tuesday morning between Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes. The LA County Sheriff’s Department confirmed Woods’ involvement.

“The driver and sole occupant has been identified as PGA golfer Eldrick ‘Tiger’ Woods,” the department announced.

This morning @LMTLASD responded to a rollover collision that injured @TigerWoods. Please note our explanation … pic.twitter.com/cSWOxKZC1w

– LA County Sheriffs (@LASDHQ) February 23, 2021

BREAKING: Which is presumably a shot of Tiger Woods’ car after it was involved in a single car accident in LA County … pic.twitter.com/buQIRVYAXV

– The Tailgate Talk (@TheTailgateTlk) February 23, 2021

“Mr. Woods was rescued from the wreck with the ‘Jaws of Life’ by Los Angeles County firefighters and paramedics and then taken by ambulance to a local hospital for his injuries.”

The investigation is ongoing and the extent of Woods’ injuries is still unclear.

More will follow

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