Former US President, Donald Trump, has wished golfing legend, Tiger Woods a quick recovery after he experienced a tragic car accident on Tuesday Feb 23, 2021.
Tger Woods’ crash occurred shortly before 7:15 a.m. about 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of downtown Los Angeles, on the border of the upscale communities of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes, officials said.
Woods and Trump have been acquaintances for a number of years, and in 2019 Trump went on to award Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom .
“Get well soon, Tiger. You are a true champion!” Trump said, according to former adviser Jason Miller.
Tiger Woods sustained multiple leg injuries and authorities had to use the “jaws of life” to rescue him.
“The vehicle was traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Road, when it crashed. The vehicle sustained major damage.
’The driver and sole occupant was identified as PGA golfer, Eldrick ‘Tiger’ Woods. Mr. Woods was extricated from the wreck with the ‘jaws of life’ by Los Angeles County firefighters and paramedics, then transported to a local hospital by ambulance for his injuries” the Los Angeles police department tweeted.