In response to the crash, the Los Angeles Sheriffs Department said: “On February 23, 2021 at approximately 7.12am LASD responded to a single-vehicle roll over traffic collision on the border of Rolling Hills Estate and Rancho Palos Verdes.

“The vehicle was traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard at Black Horse Road when it crashed. The vehicle sustained major damage. The driver and sole occupant was identified as PGA golfer, Aldrick Tiger Woods.

“Mr Woods was extricated from the wreck with the jaws of life by LA County Firefighters and paramedics and transported to a local hospital by ambulance for his injuries.”

Well wishes from around the world are pouring in for Woods on social media.