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UPDATE: No evidence of intoxication in Tiger Woods crash

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UPDATE 5:00 p.m. (KTTC): At a news conference Tuesday afternoon, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said there was no immediate evidence of impairment in the crash involving Tiger Woods.

Los Angeles County Fire Department Chief Daryl Osby says Woods suffered serious injuries to both legs.

Osby also said the 'Jaws of Life' were not actually used to get Woods out of his crashed SUV. Other devices were used including an axe.

Woods was also conscious and able to communicate when authorities arrived to pry him from the SUV.


LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Authorities and Tiger Woods' manager say the golf star has suffered leg injuries in a vehicle rollover in the Los Angeles area and is undergoing surgery.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says Woods had to be extricated from the vehicle Tuesday with the so-called jaws of life tools. No other cars were involved in the wreck that injured the golfer.

Woods was taken to the hospital and his condition isn't clear. The vehicle sustained major damage.

By STEFANIE DAZIO
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