LOS ANGELES – Tiger Woods was injured in a single-vehicle crash in California on Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department confirmed.
According to the LA County Sheriff’s Twitter page, Woods was injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash. The vehicle sustained major damage.
The sheriff’s department says Woods was extricated from the wreck with the jaws of life by LA County firefighters and paramedics and transported to a local hospital for his injuries.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
45-year-old Woods was in the area for his annual Genesis Invitational golf tournament at the Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades, according to TMZ.