Legendary golfer Tiger Woods was involved in a dangerous car accident in Los Angeles County on Tuesday.
The 45-year-old American suffered multiple leg injuries according to his agent. Rescue personnel had to assist him to get him out of his vehicle. A law enforcement source said the golfer’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. However, his career could suffer a severe blow.
Considered one of the best of all time, Woods had been recovering from a back operation at the end of last year and would have to return to the operating room again after his mishap.
Countless sports personalities and celebrities joined in wishing Woods speedy recovery via social media:
Statement from the PGA TOUR on Tiger Woods.
Woods was involved in a single-car accident this morning in California and suffered multiple leg injuries. pic.twitter.com/iEx6QUiKcN
– PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) February 23, 2021
“Tiger Woods is part of the Augusta National family, and the news of his accident is upsetting to all of us. We pray for him, for his full recovery and for his family during this difficult time.” – Chairman Fred Ridley
– The Masters (@TheMasters) February 23, 2021
Barbara and I just heard about Tiger’s accident, and like everyone else, we are deeply concerned. We want to offer him our heartfelt support and prayers at this difficult time. Please join us in wishing Tiger a successful surgery and all the best for a full recovery.
– Jack Nicklaus (@jacknicklaus) February 23, 2021
Praying for my brother @Tiger Woods as we all anxiously await more news.
Thinking of him and his entire family. 🙏 https://t.co/jpWbI3cLvO
– Alex Rodriguez (@AROD) February 23, 2021
Prayers up for @Tiger Woods 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼
– Baker Mayfield (@bakermayfield) February 23, 2021
Everyone send your prayers out to Tiger Woods! He was just in a bad car accident. Let us all pray for his speedy recovery 🙏🏾
– Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) February 23, 2021
Thinking of @Tiger Woods this afternoon … prayers this is just the beginning of another major comeback 🐅 🙏 https://t.co/lluhInJex9
– Julian Edelman (@ Edelman11) February 23, 2021
Thoughts are with @Tiger Woods. Hope it’s not as serious as appears. 🤞🏻🤞🏻
– Gary Lineker 💙 (@GaryLineker) February 23, 2021
Prayers up for @Tiger Woods 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽
– Karl-Anthony Towns (@KarlTowns) February 23, 2021
Prayers up for the GOAT @Tiger Woods who was in an accident this morning. Was just with him yesterday. Don’t take not even a MOMENT for granted! I know you’re good because your Tiger within is a beast !!!
– Jada Pinkett Smith (@jadapsmith) February 23, 2021