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Tiger Woods' Team Releases A Statement After Tuesday’s Crash

Tiger Woods at the Genesis Open on Sunday.

PACIFIC PALISADES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 16: Tiger Woods of the United States walks on the 12th hole during the final round of the Genesis Invitational on February 16, 2020 in Pacific Palisades, California. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

On Tuesday, paramedics took Tiger Woods to the hospital with multiple injuries after a one-vehicle accident near Los Angeles.

According to Daniel Miller and the L.A. Times, Woods reportedly suffered a shattered ankle and two leg fractures. Late Tuesday night, doctors provided details of Tiger's injuries.

"Mr. Woods suffered significant orthopedic injuries to his right lower extremity that were treated during emergency surgery by orthopedic trauma specialists at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, a level 1 trauma center," Chief Medical Officer Anish Mahajan said in the statement. "Comminuted open fractures affecting both the upper and lower portions of the tibia and fibula bones were stabilized by inserting a rod into the tibia."

Mahajan noted doctors performed additional surgery to reduce the swelling in Woods' right leg.

Thankfully, Woods suffered only non-life threatening injuries in the accident. "He is currently awake, responsive and recovering in his hospital room," the statement said.

In a press conference, the L.A. County Sheriff's Department claimed that there was "no evidence of impairment" when officers arrived on the scene of the crash.

Golfers and friends Phil Mickelson and Justin Thomas were among thousands who sent well wishes to Tiger. Former President Barack Obama also shared a thoughtful message for Woods.

Woods underwent back surgery just a few weeks ago with an eye on playing in the Masters in April. Obviously his golfing future takes a back seat to his overall health following the accident.

We wish Tiger the best in his recovery.