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    Golf legend Tiger Woods is now at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after undergoing surgery at Harbor UCLA hospital following a car crash in Rancho Palos Verdes on Tuesday. Woods, 45, was moved from Harbor-UCLA Medical Center to Cedars to continue his care following emergency surgery to repair a compound leg fracture and a shattered ankle suffered in the crash. Dr. Amish Mahajan, chief medical officer and interim chief executive of Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, described Woods’ condition: “Mr. Woods suffered significant orthopaedic injuries to his right lower extremity that were treated during emergency surgery by orthopaedic trauma specialists at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, a level-1 trauma center. 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. “Additional injuries to the bones of the foot and ankle were stabilized with a combination of screws...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Tiger Woods is at the beginning of a long road to recovery after the golfing legend suffered major leg injuries during a rollover crash Tuesday morning. Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jaime Hernandez says Woods is just lucky to have survived the impact. READ MORE: 2 People Killed, 3 Critically Hurt In Violent South LA Collision Auto experts said the car was a Genesis GV80, a newer luxury SUV. The car comes with high-tech safety features, like 10 airbags. The airbag between the passenger and driver seat was most important during the crash and could have saved Woods’ life, experts said. “It is kind of like a cushion its the difference between having a bad day or having the rest of your life be changed,” said Brian Moody of AutoTrader. “His injuries are absolutely less serious because he was in the type of car he was in. A...
    TIGER Woods has less than a 50 per cent chance of ever playing golf again following his horror car crash, a medical expert has claimed.  The golf ace, 45, suffered gruesome injuries to his leg after the devastating crash on Tuesday morning in Los Angeles.  Follow our Tiger Woods live blog for all the latest news and stories... 12Tiger Woods has 'less than a 50 per cent chance of ever playing golf again following a horror car crash'Credit: PA:Press Association 12 Woods was pulled pulled from the wreckage of an SUV he was driving on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes before being transferred to hospital by paramedics. Doctors said he suffered "comminuted" fractures in the upper and lower parts of the tibia and fibula - meaning the breaks had led to bone splintering. They fitted metal rods, screws and pins to his shattered right shinbone and...
    LOS ANGELES - Police on Wednesday sought to determine what caused Tiger Woods to swerve off a Southern California road in his sport utility vehicle, colliding with a tree and rolling down a hillside in a crash that left the golf great seriously injured.   Woods, 45, was pried from the wreckage by rescue crews and rushed by ambulance from the scene of the Tuesday morning crash outside Los Angeles to nearby Harbor-UCLA Medical Center suffering what his agent described as "multiple leg injuries."   A statement posted on Woods' official Twitter account on Tuesday night said he had undergone a "long surgical procedure" to his lower right leg and ankle and was "awake, responsive and recovering in his hospital room."   pic.twitter.com/vZitnFV0YA— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) February 24, 2021 Compound fractures of his tibia and fibula - the two bones of his leg below the knee - were stabilized...
    Churches are becoming COVID-19 vaccination sites for people of color Myanmar juntas top diplomat in talks with Thailand, Indonesia Tiger Woods suffered significant injuries to his right leg and ankle and remains hospitalized in Los Angeles on Wednesday morning. © Provided by Golf Channel In a statement released through his Twitter feed at 12:30 a.m. ET Wednesday, Woods was “awake, responsive and recovering” after surgery at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. After a single-car rollover crash early Tuesday while he was on his way to a video shoot, Woods suffered comminuted open fractures to the upper and lower sections of his right leg, as well as significant trauma to his right ankle. The lengthy surgical procedure required the insertion of a rod, screws and pins to stabilize his leg, according to Dr. Anish Mahajan, chief medical officer at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. pic.twitter.com/vZitnFV0YA— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) February 24, 2021
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA/AP) — Tiger Woods, one of the world’s most iconic athletes, suffered major leg injuries Tuesday morning in a single-vehicle crash near Rancho Palos Verdes. He underwent a “long surgical procedure on his lower right leg and ankle,” according to a statement posted on the athlete’s Twitter account hours after the accident. pic.twitter.com/vZitnFV0YA — Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) February 24, 2021 The statement included a detailed explanation of Woods’ injuries, with Dr. Anish Mahajan saying, “Mr. Woods suffered significant orthopaedic injuries to his right lower extremity that were treated during emergency surgery by Orthopaedic trauma specialists at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, a level 1 trauma center. 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. Additional injuries to the bones of the foot and ankle were stabilized with a combination of screws and...
    Police on Wednesday sought to determine what caused Tiger Woods to swerve off a Southern California road in his sport utility vehicle, colliding with a tree and rolling down a hillside in a crash that left the golf great seriously injured. Woods, 45, was pried from the wreckage by rescue crews and rushed by ambulance from the scene of the Tuesday morning crash outside Los Angeles to nearby Harbor-UCLA Medical Center suffering what his agent described as "multiple leg injuries." A statement posted on Woods official Twitter account on Tuesday night said he had undergone a "long surgical procedure" to his lower right leg and ankle and was "awake, responsive, and recovering in his hospital room." Compound fractures of his tibia and fibula — the two bones of his leg below the knee — were stabilized with a rod, and screws and pins were used to stabilize additional injuries to...
    MEDICS have completed a lengthy operation on Tiger Woods after the golfing superstar suffered multiple open leg fractures in a car crash. A rod and several screws and pins were inserted into the American's leg, which also suffered injuries to his foot and ankle. 2Tiger Woods is awake in hospital after undergoing a lengthy operation on his legCredit: PA:Press Association 2The golfer had to be cut out of a serious car crash on TuesdayCredit: EPA Woods had been driving to a television shoot in Los Angeles when his 4x4 crashed into the verge of a highway. No other cars were involved with the 45-year-old alone in his vehicle. Dr. Anish Mahajan, the chief medical officer at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, confirmed in a statement released on Woods' Twitter on Wednesday morning. It read: "Mr Woods suffered significant orthopaedic injuries to his right lower extremity that were treated during emergency surgery by...
    RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. -- Tiger Woods was seriously injured Tuesday when his SUV rolled over and ended up on its side in suburban Los Angeles, authorities said. The golf superstar had to be pulled out through the windshield, and his agent said he was undergoing leg surgery.EMBED More News Videos Tiger Woods is hospitalized with serious leg injuries after a car crash in Los Angeles County early Tuesday morning. Woods was alone in the SUV when it crashed shortly before 7:15 a.m., the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said in a statement. No other cars were involved. Woods was conscious and alert as firefighters pried open the front windshield to get him out, said Christopher Thomas, a spokesman for the county Fire Department.The cause of the wreck wasn't clear. The two-lane road curves through upscale suburbs, and the northbound side that Woods was driving on descends steeply enough that...
    Tiger Woods' ex-girlfriend Lindsey Vonn has reacted to the news that he was in a serious car accident and rushed into surgery on Tuesday in a social media post.     'Praying for TW right now,' the Olympic skier wrote alongside a praying hands emoji.  Woods is undergoing surgery after sustaining 'multiple leg injuries' in a serious car crash in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning.  The 45-year-old golfer was driving alone near Rancho Palos Verdes when his Genesis GV80 flipped over at 7.12am. Firefighters had to use a device known as the 'jaws of life' to break open the car and rescue the PGA legend.  Golfer Tiger Woods and ski racer Lindsey Vonn attend Tiger Jam 2014. The couple dates for almost three years. On Tuesday, Vonn said she is praying for Woods after a car crash Tiger Woods' ex-girlfriend Lindsey Vonn has reacted to the news that he...
    Golfer Tiger Woods was hospitalized on Tuesday after being involved in a single-vehicle accident in Los Angeles, police said. The vehicle sustained major damage and Woods was extricated from the wreck with the "jaws of life" by firefighters and paramedics, then transported to a local hospital by ambulance, the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department said in a statement. The Associated Press quoted the golf stars manager as saying Woods suffered multiple leg injuries and was undergoing surgery. Police responded to a roll-over traffic collision at approximately 7:12 a.m. local time and said a traffic investigation was being conducted, the department said. The 45-year-old American had hosted the annual Genesis Invitational at the Riviera Country Club over the weekend but did not compete due to ongoing issues with his surgically-repaired back. The Associated Press contributed to this report. © 2021 Thomson/Reuters. All rights reserved.
    RANCHO PALOS VERDES -- Golf star Tiger Woods suffered leg injuries Tuesday in a vehicle rollover in the Los Angeles area and is undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said. His condition isn't yet clear.The crash happened around 7:15 a.m., according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The golfer had to be extricated by the "jaws of life." No other cars were involved in the crash.READ MORE: Tiger Woods underwent spinal fusion surgery 2 years before Masters winWoods was taken to the hospital by ambulance. The vehicle sustained major damage, the sheriff's department said."Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California where he suffered multiple leg injuries," his manager, Mark Steinberg, said. He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support."Details about what led up the crash were not released but authorities say the car was traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard...
    Dustin Poirier defeated Conor McGregor in one of the biggest upsets in recent times at UFC 257. ‘The Diamond’ handed ‘The Notorious’ his first KO/TKO loss ever. McGregor’s leg swelled up during the fight due to Poirier’s leg kicks and has been handed medical suspensions subsequently. The Irishman has to be out for 30-45 days due to his KO/TKO loss. Added to that, he has received a 6 months’ suspension for his leg injury. That though, will be reduced upon proof of a negative X-ray report. McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh recently sat with Ariel Helwani in an interview to talk about the after-effects of the gruesome loss. He cleared the air about any potential injury on McGregor’s part. “There’s no bone damage,” said Kavanagh. “It’s a sore leg, and it will pass and yes, it still is quite it’s like scary looking the swelling, but we’re on top of it...
    A man suffered critical injuries after a 'booby trap' homemade bomb went off in a South Jordan, Utah home as he was doing repairs on Saturday. The victim is said to be the cousin of Ryan Lynn McManigal (above), who owns the home, and was arrested in July for stockpiling explosives A man has suffered critical injuries to his lower legs after allegedly stepping on a 'booby trap' at his relative’s Utah home where a man was arrested in July for stockpiling explosives.  Firefighters responded to a fire at a home on Snow Moon Place in South Jordan around 4pm Saturday and later realized the blaze was actually the aftermath of an explosion. The explosion prompted three neighbors to evacuate. The first firefighters on the scene 'located an adult male in critical condition with lower leg injuries.' The unnamed man was transported by AirMed to the University of Utah Medical...
    A spearfisherman who saved a father from a shark attack is fighting for his own life after being savagely mauled on a remote part of the Great Barrier Reef. Rick Bettua, 59, of Mission Beach, was spearfishing on Britomart Reef, off Hinchinbrook Island in Far North Queensland when he was attacked by a bull shark on Sunday just after noon. The shark bit his upper thigh and Mr Bettua began bleeding profusely in the water. Rick Bettua, 59, a former US Navy diver, was in critical but stable condition late on Sunday night after being bitten on the thigh by a bull shark and losing so much blood he lost his pulse Britomart Reef (pictured) is a popular reef off Mission Beach and Hinchinbrook Island in Far North Queensland. Mr Bettua was spearfishing with his friend Peter Kocica when the two of them spotted a couple of large...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/CNN) — Peloton is voluntarily recalling pedals used on about 27,000 of its exercise bikes because of a reported “laceration hazard.” The in-home fitness company announced recalls on its PR70P clip-in bike pedals on Thursday in cooperation with the US Consumer Products Safety Commission. The federal agency says Peloton has received at least 120 consumer reports of PR70P pedals breaking, 16 of which involved leg injuries. Five of those injuries “required medical care, such as stitches to the lower leg,” the commission wrote in a Thursday announcement on its website. Peloton is recalling PR70P clip-on pedals more about 27,000 exercise bikes due to reported leg injuries. (credit: US Consumer Product Safety Commission) Peloton acknowledged the axles on the PR70P pedals “can break unexpectedly during use, which may result in injury” in a blog post on its website Thursday, instructing customers to discard the pedals immediately. MORE: Read Peloton’s statement on the PR70P pedal...
    SAN ANTONIO – A man got shot in the leg before trying to make an escape from police and crashing into four vehicles on I-35, according to San Antonio police. The crash happened around 5 p.m., Saturday afternoon on I-35 near Buffalo and West Gerald. Police said the man got into an argument at a car lot before another man shot him in the leg. The victim then got into his vehicle, drove in reverse down an I-35 access road and onto the highway near Southcross. He then hit four vehicles, including an 18-wheeler, according to officials. The man was transported to the Brooke Army Medical Center for treatment of injuries. No other injuries were reported. There is currently one person of interest in custody at this time, police said. RELATED: Bexar County ME’s Office identifies victim of South Side shooting Copyright 2020...
    DOG the Bounty Hunter's son Leland Chapman has revealed he's gained weight due "injuries taking their toll". The 43-year-old explained that he's not exercising because he "can't even walk" while clapping back at a troll who criticized his physique. 9 Dog the Bounty Hunter's son Leland Chapman has gained weight due "injuries taking their toll"Credit: Instagram/Leland Chapman Leland was targeted by cruel online bullies after posing shirtless next to his wife, Jamie, in a snap to mark July 4th. One of his followers wrote, "Hi, where's that six pack?" while another added, "You're gaining weight." Leland responded: "Yes, my injuries took a toll, hard to work out when you can't even walk. "I will be better than before here soon [sic]." 9 The 43-year-old explained that he's not exercising because he "can't even walk"Credit: Instagram/Leland Chapman 9Credit: Instagram/Leland Chapman 9 Leland hit back at trolls who criticized his bodyCredit: Instagram/Leland...
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