Tiger Woods lost control of his SUV and was driving at a speed of more than 80 mph when the accident took place, almost twice the speed limit. Woods was seriously injured in the accident. Officials gave this information.
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Sheriff Alex Villanueva blamed the speeding on the outskirts of Las Angeles on February 23 for the incident that caused Woods to lose control of the vehicle. However, no action will be taken against Woods for the third major crash in the last 11 years.
“The main reason for the road accident was driving at a speed that was unsafe as per the road conditions and was unable to cope with the road bend,” the sheriff said.
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Villanueva said Woods was driving at an area of 84 to 87 miles per hour (135 to 140 kmph) in an area where the speed limit was 45 miles per hour (72 kmph). No other vehicle was involved in the accident and no other vehicle also crashed.
His leg was severely injured in the accident near Los Angeles. He had to break out of the car window, after which surgery was done. However, his injury was not fatal.