Update: Tiger Woods accident, not as serious as first reported

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

November 27, 2009

UNDATED (AP) -- A spokesman for Tiger Woods says the world's top-ranked player was not seriously injured in a vehicular accident
he was involved in early this morning. Glenn Greenspan's comments
contradict those released by the Florida Highway Patrol earlier in the day, which first said Woods was seriously hurt.

The patrol says Woods, the winner of 14 grand slam tournaments, hit a hydrant and a tree after pulling out of his driveway in his 2009 Cadillac sports utility vehicle. The patrol report also says that alcohol was not involved, but that the accident remains under investigation.

Gary Bruhn, mayor of the adjacent community of Windermere, Fla., said police from that village were among the first on the accident scene and saw Woods with cuts on his face. Patrol spokeswoman Kim Montes said troopers consider the injuries serious if they require more than minor medical attention.

Woods, who has won 82 times around the world, recently returned from a trip to China and Australia

He was to host his tournament, the Chevron World Challenge, on Monday in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

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  • by Daisy Location: USA on Dec 5, 2009 at 02:57 AM
    I don't feel sorry for Tiger Woods, he is just another over-paid sportsman. Ok, so the kid can hit a golf ball like no-one else, but does that make him a saint? I think some people are being too soft on Tiger, if he has cheated on his wife and betrayed his family then he deserves a bit of bad publicity. It seems that most of the sports blogs listed online at the sports index Dozensports.com are being too nice. Why can't we say bad stuff about Tiger? http://www.dozensports.com
  • by KBC Location: Augusta on Nov 27, 2009 at 05:01 PM
    I think there is more to this story than we know. Why would you go down your driveway that fast unless you are really upset.....hmmmmm.
  • by terry on Nov 27, 2009 at 01:48 PM
    was that driveway or freeway,what is the speed limit in his driveway "90"
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