The Los Angeles County Fire Department responded and utilized a Halligan tool and ax to extricate himChief Daryl Osby said in a media briefing Tuesday afternoon. Woods was eliminated by means of a windshield and carried to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
Woods was hauled in severe illness, with injuries to his thighs, Osby explained. Woods was aware and able to communicate in the scene,'' Sheriff Alex Villanueva said in the briefing. He was not able to stand by himself, police said.
Woods underwent a lengthy surgical operation on his lower leg and ankle after being brought to the hospital, officials said.
Tuesday night, Woods was now alert, responsive, and regaining in his hospital room, '' the announcement said.
The region of the rollover includes a"high frequency" of mishaps, Villanueva explained during a media briefing Tuesday afternoon. The automobile -- a 2021 Genesis GV80 midsize SUV -- has been discovered several hundred feet from the middle divider. There were no skid marks, and also the amount the car traveled suggests that it was traveling in a"greater rate than ordinary," the sheriff said.
Investigators will be discovering if diverted driving was a factor, said the sheriff, including there was no signs of disability.
The car hit the centre median, crossed to the opposite lane and then struck on the curb and also a shrub, Villanueva said. Additionally, it rolled over a few days, the front end was"totally destroyed" along with the airbag has been deployed.
"Happily, the inside was more or less intact, which sort of gave him the pillow to endure what otherwise could have been a deadly crash," Villanueva said.
Woods was wearing a seatbelt, which police said might have helped save his life.
"I have seen deadly traffic crashes, therefore I'll say it is very lucky that Mr. Woods managed to come from the," Deputy Carlos Gonzalez, that had been the first device on the scene, told reporters.
The Lomita Sheriff's Station will be running a traffic investigation, which could take a few weeks to finish, Villanueva said.
"I made contact with himand that I ensured he managed to talk to me. At that moment, he appeared like he was calm and lucid."
Gonzalez added,"I retained Mr. Woods calm. He told me his name was Tiger, which instant I instantly understood him."
There was another mishap after Woods' accident --"Individuals being lookie-loos," the sheriff said -- which had no accidents.
The afternoon of the crash, Woods was set to keep on filming a GOLFTV and Golf Digest show where he gives golf courses to actors, Discovery explained.
Woods hosted The Genesis Invitational at Los Angeles a week. He was not playing because he is recovering from a recent spine operation.
Fellow golfing legend Jack Nicklaus tweeted,"We're profoundly worried. We wish to provide our heartfelt support and prayers at this challenging moment. Please join us in wishing Tiger a successful operation and all of the very best for a complete recovery."
Woods is next all-time in important victories, together with 15, behind Nicklaus' 18.
Barack Obama and Donald Trump every sent their well-wishes into Woods at the hours following the crash.
"[H]ere's to a quick recovery for the GOAT of golfing," Obama tweeted. "If we have learned anything through time, it is to never rely Tiger out"
Spokesman and advisor Jason Miller shared with a message from Trump on Twitter, which permanently suspended that the 45th president after the Jan. 6 attack to the U.S. Capitol.
You're a real winner!" Trump said in the announcement.
Trump awarded Woods that the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2019, along with both golfed together several times throughout his presidency.