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The report, released Saturday, comes with guidelines on how to prevent accidents like the one Tiger Woods caused by hitting a fire hydrant while driving a golf cart. But the study, which emphasized the importance of muscle-memory in avoiding driving errors, was about golf, not a study of driving "accidents," as the Los Angeles Times so nicely put it.

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Tiger Woods was hospitalized in the aftermath of a single-car wreck on Tuesday, February 23, and authorities have officially ruled it an accident.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department issued a statement after the pro athlete, 45, was “extricated from the wreck with the ‘jaws of life’ by Los Angeles County firefighters and paramedics” when his vehicle flipped over several times. The car “sustained major damage” and Woods’ manager later told Golf Digest that he “suffered multiple leg injuries.” The California native was the only passenger in the car. (Source: www.usmagazine.com)

They also said they will not issue a citation for Woods, who is recovering at his home in Florida. To issue a ticket for reckless driving would require evidence that Woods had committed multiple violations before the crash, such as unsafe lane changes, or passing other cars unsafely, according to investigators. (Source: www.cnbc.com)

Woods did not brake before he crashed the car, according to investigators. They said the data recorder reveals he may have inadvertently hit the accelerator instead of the brakes before the collision. (Source: www.cnbc.com)

Villanueva said there was no probable cause, such as open liquor containers or signs of narcotics in the car, that would have allowed investigators to obtain a search warrant to test Woods' blood for intoxicants. (Source: www.cnbc.com)

Woods was knocked unconscious from that crash for more than five minutes. His then-wife, Elin Nordegren, reportedly used a golf club to smash a window and drag him out of the car. (Source: www.cnbc.com In May 2017, Woods was charged with driving under the influence in Florida after police discovered him asleep in a damaged car. (Source:www.cnbc.com))

The 45-year-old golfer revealed on Wednesday that he will participate in the PNC Championship next weekend in Orlando, Fla., with his 12-year-old son, Charlie, his first golf tournament since nearly losing his leg in a car crash on Feb. 23 in California. (Source: nypost.com)

Tiger Woods didn’t offer any additional insight Tuesday into his single-car accident that mangled his right leg and threatened his competitive playing future. (Source: www.golfchannel.com In his first in-depth interview since his February car accident, an upbeat Tiger Woods shed light on his traumatic injuries, recovery and what the future might hold. (Source:www.golfdigest.com))

Tiger Woods was recovering from major surgery on his right leg Tuesday evening at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center after being involved earlier in the day in a “high-speed” single-car accident outside Los Angeles. (Source: www.golfdigest.com Woods’ longtime agent, Mark Steinberg, released a statement after the initial report of the crash, which occurred about 30 miles west of where Tiger grew up in Cypress: “Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California where he suffered multiple leg injuries. He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support.” (Source:www.golfdigest.com))

Tiger Woods returns to competition for the first time since his car crash Woods is playing in the PNC Championship with his 12-year-old son this weekend. It's the iconic golfer's first time competing since his car accident in February, which resulted in extensive surgery. (Source: www.npr.org Tiger Woods smiles and gestures as he prepares to tee off during the first round of the PNC Championship golf tournament Friday in Orlando, Fla. Woods is back playing after getting injured in a car accident. He is paired with his son Charlie during the tournament. Scott Audette/AP hide caption (Source:www.npr.org))

Tiger Woods smiles and gestures as he prepares to tee off during the first round of the PNC Championship golf tournament Friday in Orlando, Fla. Woods is back playing after getting injured in a car accident. He is paired with his son Charlie during the tournament. (Source: www.npr.org The golf legend has returned to competition, playing in the PNC Championship with his 12-year-old son Charlie this weekend. It's Woods' first time competing since his car accident in February, which resulted in extensive leg surgery. (Source:www.npr.org))

Tiger Woods has shared the first picture of himself since his high-speed car crash two months ago in which he suffered serious leg injuries. (Source: news.sky.com)

shut down questions about a February car crash where he nearly lost his leg in his first press conference with reporters since the incident happened, saying he’s not only "lucky to be alive" but lucky "to still have the limb." (Source: www.foxnews.com)

A vehicle rests on its side after a rollover accident involving golfer Tiger Woods along a road in the Rancho Palos Verdes section of Los Angeles on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. Woods suffered leg injuries in the one-car accident and was undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) (AP) (Source: www.foxnews.com)

His extensive video interview with Golf Digest, with whom he has a financial relationship, was published Monday ahead of his first press conference since his right leg was badly damaged in a Feb. 23 car crash in the Los Angeles suburbs. (Source: globalnews.ca)

He said he could envision a career like Ben Hogan after his near-fatal car accident. Hogan played a limited schedule, though he still dominated the majors, including winning all three that he played in 1953. (Source: globalnews.ca)

Read more: Tiger Woods returns home to continue recovery from serious car crash injuries (Source: globalnews.ca)

“Spent a couple hours with him, which was nice. It was good to see him,” McIlroy said Tuesday from the Masters. “It was good to see him in decent spirits. When you hear of these things and you look at the car and you see the crash, you think he’s going to be in a hospital bed for six months. But he was actually doing better than that.” (Source: globalnews.ca)

In May 2017, Florida police found him asleep behind the wheel of a car parked awkwardly on the side of the road. He was arrested on a DUI charge and said later he had an unexpected reaction to prescription medicine for his back pain. Woods pleaded guilty to reckless driving and checked into a clinic to get help with prescription medication and a sleep disorder. (Source: globalnews.ca)

Woods had not made a public comment about injuries from his February car accident in Los Angeles since May, and he didn't have a lot to offer on Twitter. (Source: www.abc.net.au)

Woods has had 10 surgeries — four on his left knee, five on his lower back and the most recent for the crushing injuries from the car accident in February. He turns 46 on December 30. (Source: www.abc.net.au)

In May 2017, Florida police found him asleep behind the wheel of a car parked awkwardly on the side of the road (Source: www.abc.net.au)

 

 

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