Tiger Woods was seriously injured in a single vehicle rollover in Los Angeles early Tuesday, according to police officers

Woods was injured in the crash at 10:12 a.m. ET on Tuesday, according to reports, first responders were reported to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, who reportedly informed the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department of the crash at 10:22 a.m. and responded to the scene at 10:28 a.m. – had to use a pry bar and ax to remove the golf star from the vehicle

The Los Angeles Times reported that Woods was transported from the crash site to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center by ambulance with a broken ankle and two broken legs, one of which was composite. He is currently in stable condition

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Woods had been in the Los Angeles area hosting the Genesis Invitational Golf Event The car he drove – supposedly a 2021 Genesis GV80 SUV – was made available to him by the tournament.He had been in the Los Angeles area for an extra few days with former NBA star Dwyane Wade and actor and comedian David Spade to do a golf digest shoot

Woods, 45, recently had his fifth back surgery after playing the Masters in November.He was planning to return to Augusta for the Masters in April, CBS Sports’ Jim Nantz said over the weekend

11:00 am: PGA Commissioner Jay Monahan says he was stunned to hear the news from Tiger Woods “I was up all night last night and couldn’t really concentrate on anything else,” he said

3:48 pm: Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says Woods was unaffected at the time of the accident and that the accident will not be charged

12:54 am: Woods’ official Twitter account posted an update on his status early Wednesday morning He suffered multiple fractures of the upper and lower fibula and tibia that required stabilization with a rod inserted into the former.Additional injuries to the foot and ankle were stabilized with screws and pins, the release stated that Woods would be alert, awake and in after the operation his sickroom was dormant

7:27 pm: Woods suffered a fractured ankle and two broken legs, one of which was a compound fracture, according to someone with knowledge of his treatment

Latest information on Tiger Woods: His injuries included a broken ankle and two broken legs, one of which was composed of “lucky to be alive,” the L said, according to a source familiar with his treatmentA County Sheriff says from the @latimes team reporting the crash: https: // tco / 3sZTsNMmML

6:40 pm: NBC News reports that Woods is in a “steady state” There was no evidence that he used the brakes in his accident

6:26 pm: Fox Sports’ Andy Slater reports that Woods was on his way to meet NFL quarterback Drew Brees at the time of the accident

NEW: Tiger Woods was on his way to Drew Brees and was late according to @BretBaier on FOX

6:24 pm: First officer on site, LAPD MP Carlos Gonzalez, says Woods cannot stand alone, adding that he is clear and calm, also says Woods is wearing his seat belt

6:18 pm: Villanueva says the front of Woods’ vehicle was severely damaged, but the interior cabin remained intact; Otherwise Woods’ accident would have been fatal

6:11 pm: Villanueva says the area where Woods crashed has seen frequent accidents due to its downward-facing, twisted layout. Weather is not considered a crash factor

6:09 pm: Los Angeles Fire Department chief Daryl Osby said at the press conference that it was discovered at the crash site that Woods had “serious” leg injuries and that he had to return to the location because of the crash and the severity of his injuries the nearest trauma center was to be transported: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He also reiterated that it was not the jaws of life that removed Woods from the vehicle, but a combination of a chisel and ax

6:07 pm: Villanueva reiterates that there was no evidence of impairment in Woods at the scene of the accident and that no effort was made to draw blood from him at the time or when he was hospitalized

6:05 pm: Villanueva says another crash occurred near Woods due to rubber neck No one was injured

6:03 pm: Villanueva says the traffic report on Woods’ crash will take several days to complete

6:02 pm: Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said at a press conference that first responders had seen no evidence of impairment in Tiger Woods

5:57 pm: Woods’ crashed Genesis GV80 has been removed from the crash site, as seen on the Golf Channel

5:26 pm: NBC News reports that first responders used an ax – not the jaws of life – to remove Woods from his vehicle

5:12 pm: Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva tells the Los Angeles Times that Woods is “lucky enough to be alive”

5:07 pm: Kavitha Davidson of The Athletic reports that it didn’t take a jaw of life to get Woods out of his car:

LA Fire Captain makes it clear that the jaws of life were NOT needed to pull tigers out of the car – hand tools were used

5:02 pm: The Golf Channel reports that Woods was alert and responding to first responders at the site of the crash

4:18 pm: CNN’s Jake Tapper reports that the jaws of life may not have been used to remove Woods from the car and that he was instead pulled off the car’s windshield

4:01 pm: CNN’s Kyung Lah reports that Woods is currently in serious condition at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

3:51 pm: ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reports that doctors in LA are more concerned with the severity of his leg injuries than surgery on his medically repaired back

3:50 pm: Woods’ injuries apply according to Lt not considered life threatening Michael White from LA county sheriff’s office

#BREAKING – According to Lieutenant on the phone with CBSN, Los Angeles says, as far as he knows, #TigerWoods has NO “life threatening” injuries @CBSSportsHQ @CBSSports

3:28 pm: The Los Angeles Times reports that Woods is believed to be traveling at a “high speed” prior to crossing a bulkhead, causing the vehicle to overturn several times before coming to a halt, according to police officers came The busy road is considered winding and steep

Tiger Woods suffered moderate to critical injuries after being pulled from his car after an accident at Rancho Palos Verdes, according to Henry Narvez, Los Angeles County PIO

2:48 pm: Woods’ agent says Woods has suffered multiple leg injuries and is currently undergoing surgery, according to Daniel Rapaport of Golf Digest

The story has been updated with the testimony of Woods’ agent Mark Steinberg:
“Tiger Woods was in a car accident this morning in California that sustained multiple leg injuries. He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support” https: // tco / z7kdbXOmLZ

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2:37 pm: At the moment there is no official word about Woods’ injuries. The wreck is referred to as a “major” The LA County Sheriff’s Department stated that Woods had to be removed from the wreck with the jaws of life The collision occurred early Tuesday on the west coast

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Local #BREAKING Agency Says @ TigerWoods Was Injured In A Crash At Ranchos Palos Verdes On Hawthorne Blvd Near Blackhorse Rd Firemen had to use the jaws of life to get him out of the vehicle @ KFIAM640 @FOXSports @ AM570LASports @espn @TMZ_Sports

Woods was videotaped with former NBA superstar Dwyane Wade prior to the accident, and the video was posted to Wade’s Instagram account, although the timeline for the video suggests it was Monday Woods was also with the actor and comedian David Spade videotaped

Woods had his fifth back surgery in December and was rehabilitating the injury to get back on track

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