Injury Update Tiger Woods Compound Leg Fracture and Shattered Ankle

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The latest injury update on golf legend Tiger Woods.

Tiger sustained multiple leg injuries seriously injured when the Genesis GV80 SUV he was driving crashed into a median, rolled over several times and ended up on its side in suburban Los Angeles.

Tiger Woods suffered serious injuries to both legs and underwent hours in surgery.

  • Here are the Tiger Wood Injury updates
  • Woods suffered “multiple leg injuries,” according to agent Mark Steinberg. He is currently in surgery.
  • Woods’ injuries are not life threatening. He was conscious, lucid and alert when paramedics arrived. His status was declared serious but stable.
  • Woods was extricated from a sports-utility vehicle through the windshield. The front end of the SUV was gone, but airbags deployed and the cabin was relatively unharmed.
  • There was no evidence of impairment.
  • The SUV was reportedly traveling at a high speed when it crossed the center divider and rolled multiple times, a law enforcement source told the Los Angeles Times.
  • Woods was the only occupant of the vehicle. He was brought to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, the top trauma hospital in Southern California.

According to sources ‘The area where Tiger Woods was injured in a wreck on Tuesday is a perilous stretch of road for drivers in Southern California, with steep and winding terrain and a reputation for frequent accidents.’

DATE Tiger Woods Incident History and Hospitalizations
April 2011 Injures left Achilles tendon at the Masters
March 2014 Has back surgery and misses the Masters
Sept. 2015 Has 2nd back surgery (microdiskectomy surgery)
Oct. 2015 Has 3rd back surgery (to relieve discomfort)
April 2017 Has 4th back surgery (fused his lower back)
May 2017 Is arrested and briefly jailed on suspicion of DUI
Oct. 2017 Pleads guilty to reckless driving; prosecutors drop DUI charge

SOURCE: ESPN

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