Raiders pray for golfer Tiger Woods after California crash

The Las Vegas Raiders sent golf star Tiger Woods prayers after a vehicle rollover crash Tuesday morning in Southern California.

Woods suffered leg injures after a crash just before 7:15 a.m., at the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County deputies said.

Deputies said Woods was traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard at Blackhorse Road when the vehicle crashed. The vehicle had major damage.


Woods, 45, was extricated from the crash with the “jaws of life” by Los Angeles County firefighters and paramedics and was taken to a local hospital for his injuries.

Woods’ agent, Mark Steinberg, told Golf Digest that the golf star suffered “multiple” leg injuries and is in surgery.

Woods is a big-time Raiders fan and appeared at games supporting the silver and black.

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr took to Twitter to send his well wishes for Woods.

The Raiders also sent get well wishes towards the 15-time major champion.

The crash is under investigation.

Anthony Galaviz writes about sports for The Fresno Bee. He covers the Las Vegas Raiders, high schools, boxing, MMA and junior colleges. He’s been with The Bee since 1997 and attended Fresno City College before graduating from Fresno State with a major in journalism and a minor in criminology.
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