Two days after sustaining critical leg accidents in a single-vehicle accident, Tiger Woods has been transferred to Cedars-Sinai Medical in Los Angeles. He had been receiving care at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, which launched an announcement detailing Woods’s switch.
“Mr. Tiger Woods was transferred to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for persevering with orthopedic care and restoration,” Dr. Anish Mahajan’s assertion learn. “To respect affected person confidentiality, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center won’t present any additional details about the affected person’s care.”
Cedars-Sinai is about 20 miles north of Harbor-UCLA.
Woods suffered a number of “comminuted open fractures” to his proper leg. His leg was stabilized utilizing a rod inserted into his tibia, whereas screws and pins have been inserted into his foot and ankle.
In an replace given Wednesday, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva mentioned the incident was “purely an accident,” and that no prison fees could be filed in opposition to Woods. There was no indication that Woods was impaired on the time of the crash.
The crash occurred round 7:12 a.m. PT on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes close to Los Angeles. Woods was touring at a excessive charge of pace and misplaced management of the car earlier than crossing the middle divider. His automobile rolled over a number of occasions and hit a curb and timber. Woods was carrying a seatbelt, and prybar and ax have been wanted to eliminated the automobile’s windshield.