Tiger Woods “Awake, Responsive & Recovering" After Car Crash
Following surgery for a horrific single-car crash in Los Angles on Tuesday, Tiger Woods is now “awake, responsive and recovering in his hospital room,” according to a statement released by the reps. The statement posted to Woods’ Twitter early Wednesday morning, confirmed the accident while giving the latest update on Tiger’s surgery.
In the statement, Anish Mahajan, chief medical officer, and interim CEO at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center said, “Mr. Woods suffered significant orthopedic 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.”
Woods had a rod placed in his leg to stabilize fractures, while screws and pins were put in his foot and ankle to stabilize injuries.
Mahajan added, “Comminuted open fractures affecting both the upper and lower portions of the tibia and fibula bones were…