Tiger Woods was relocated from Harbor-UCLA Medical Center two days after seriously injuring his leg in a car crash near Los Angeles that required emergency surgery.
Dr. Anish Mahajan, Interim CEO and Chief Medical Officer of Harbor-UCLA, announced Thursday evening that it had been Woods Relocation to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center “for further orthopedic care and recovery.”
Forest suffered a crushed open fracture in his right leg during the single vehicle rollover that required emergency orthopedic surgery on Tuesday.
Here’s the latest we know about the details of Woods’ crash and the injuries he sustained.
The Tiger Woods team confirmed Friday night that he had been taken to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and that he had follow-up exams for his injuries on Friday morning.
Woods “is now recovering and in good spirits,” said his team.
“Tiger and his family would like to thank you all for the wonderful support and messages you have received over the past few days,” said his team’s statement.
They had no further updates F.
Cities could be held liable if Tiger Woods crashed
Woods crashed on Hawthorne Boulevard near the border with the Southern California towns of Rolling Hills and Rancho Palos Verdes – two peninsular towns less than 15 miles west of Long Beach in Los Angeles County.
The cities share the responsibility of the road according to the district. And a former Los Angeles County’s assistant district attorney told USA TODAY Sports The cities could be held liable for knowing about the treacherous route and little to do about it.
Tiger Woods was on his way to meet up with NFL QBs
The The Los Angeles Times reported on Thursday On the day of the crash, Woods was on his way to Rolling Hills Country Club to shoot a video with NFL QBs Drew Brees and Justin Herbert.
The day before, he had spent a similar day with actor David Spade and NBA legend Dwyane Wade.
Tiger’s injuries are increasing
Woods, 45, will have a long recovery process ahead of him before he gets used to everyday life again, let alone plays professional golf.
Forest’ Breaks from the crash are on the upper and lower parts of both the fibula and the tibia, which was used with a pole to stabilize the area. Screws and pins were used to treat other injuries to the ankle and foot, while doctors cut open muscles in the area to relieve pressure and swelling in the area (a protection against infection).
Since 2008, Woods has suffered a number of whole body (knee, shoulder, neck) injuries in addition to five back surgeries.
Where was the crash? Maps, residents show scene of the crash
The crash took place while Woods was driving north on Hawthorne Boulevard just before 7:12 a.m. on Tuesday.
The area is one of increased accident rate, given the incline and curves on the road. Even though the speed limit is 45 mph, the road moves downhill quickly.
Woods’ vehicle crossed the mid-mean and the opposite lane before rolling over several times and coming to a stop.
Tiger Woods was unaffected, says LA County Sheriff
Neither Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva nor the answering officer, Carlos Gonzalez, said Woods was not impaired or under the influence at the time of the crash.
“He wasn’t drunk,” said Villanueva. “We can throw that out.
“This is an accident, not a crime.”
What kind of car did Tiger Woods drive?
Woods was Driving a Genesis GV80. He had been in Los Angeles last weekend to attend the Genesis Invitational, which his foundation hosted. The so-called “Black Box” that the vehicle was able to reveal Details of the crash.
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