Sport Justin Thomas reacts to close friend Tiger Woods' car crash: 'I'm sick to my stomach'

01:23  24 february  2021
01:23  24 february  2021 Source:   sportingnews.com

Tiger Woods hurt in serious car crash

  Tiger Woods hurt in serious car crash Tiger Woods has been hospitalised after rolling his car in a serious California road accident.Firefighters and paramedics had to use the 'jaws of life' to free the golf legend from his vehicle, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department statement said. He was rushed to hospital by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.

Tiger Woods suffered injuries Tuesday in a single-car crash in Los Angeles and was taken to the hospital by ambulance, according to the Los Angeles County Sherriff's Department.

Woods' agent, Mark Steinberg, released a statement saying the 15-time major winner had sustained "multiple leg injuries," adding that Woods was in surgery Tuesday afternoon. Woods is reportedly in "serious" condition at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

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The cause of the crash is being investigated. The Los Angeles Times reported that Woods was traveling "at a high rate of speed and lost control of the vehicle before crossing the center divider." Woods was the only person in the car and had to be extricated from the wreckage, per the LA County Sherriff's Department.

Tiger Woods injured in serious car accident in Los Angeles

  Tiger Woods injured in serious car accident in Los Angeles Tiger Woods has been injured in a serious car crash in the Los Angeles area. Unconfirmed reports are claiming Woods may have broken both his legs in the accident, though the injuries aren't considered life-threatening. Mark Steinberg, Woods' manager, told Golf Digest the 45-year-old was in surgery and had "suffered multiple leg injuries." MORE: Justin Thomas reacts to Woods' car crash: 'I'm sick to my stomach' Tiger's manager Mark Steinberg to Golf Digest: "Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California where he suffered multiple leg injuries.

Justin Thomas, one of Woods' closest friends on the PGA Tour, heard the news of the crash shortly before he appeared at a virtual press conference ahead of this week's WGC-Workday Championship.

"I mean, I'm sick to my stomach," Thomas said. "It hurts to see one of your closest friends get in an accident. Man, I just hope he's all right. Just worry for his kids, you know. I'm sure they're struggling."

Thomas also posted a follow-up tweet, saying that he was "hoping for an amazing recovery."

Tiger Woods touched by red shirt tribute at World Golf Championships as Collin Morikawa matches his achievement

  Tiger Woods touched by red shirt tribute at World Golf Championships as Collin Morikawa matches his achievement Tiger Woods tweets his gratitude from his hospital bed as fellow players don red shirts in his honour at the World Golf Championships, won by Collin Morikawa.Woods, who is recovering after suffering serious leg injuries in a car crash last week, told his 6.5 million followers just how much seeing the tribute was helping his recovery.

The PGA Tour addressed the crash with the following statement:

"We have been made aware of Tiger Woods' car accident today. We are awaiting further information when he comes out of surgery. On behalf of the PGA Tour and our players, Tiger is in our prayers and will have our full support as he recovers."

Woods was in Los Angeles over the weekend to host The Genesis Invitational, and he was scheduled to stay in the area Monday and Tuesday for a Golf Digest shoot with former NBA star Dwyane Wade and comedian David Spade.

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