Tiger Woods car accident: Trump, A-Rod and dozens of sport stars send well wishes to 'true champion' after crash

TIGER Woods' horrific car accident has prompted Donald Trump, stars like A-Rod and fans across the nation to send the golf legend well wishes.

Woods, 45, had to be lifted from his car with the "jaws of life" after the vehicle rolled over this morning in Los Angeles, California.

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The golf star suffered multiple leg injuries and is currently undergoing surgery, Woods' agent, Mark Steinberg revealed after the Tuesday crash.

After hearing the news, Donald Trump adviser Jason Miller revealed the former president made the following statement: "Get well soon, Tiger. You are a true champion!"

Alex Rodriguez, a former American baseball player best known as also known as A-Rod, took to Twitter after news broke about Woods' accident.

He tweeted: "Praying for my brother @TigerWoods as we all anxiously await more news. Thinking of him and his entire family."

Speaking just minutes before a press conference, American professional golfer Justin Thomas said he was "sick to his stomach" after learning about the crash.

"It hurts to see one of my closest friends get in an accident and I just hope he's alright," Thomas told reporters. "I'm just worried for his kids, you know. I'm sure they're struggling."



Journalist Geraldo Rivera also expressed his sadness after hearing the "horrible news."

He wrote: "#TigerWoods grievously injured in a rollover car accident in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

"Horrible news that his legs have been injured. Praying for him, son Charlie and family."

River likened Woods' nearly fatal crash to "a Picasso that has been vandalized," adding: "Get well brother, everyone is rooting for you."

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department confirmed that Woods was the driver of a vehicle involved in a roll-over traffic collision just after 7am local time.

Footage from the scene showed a Bentley on it's side with the front of the vehicle crushed.



A spokesperson with the LA County Sheriff County Sheriff's Department told TMZ that they do not believe alcohol was involved.

Meanwhile, a Twitter user who claimed her brother used to live in the area of the crash, tweeted: "I've been on that road many times and it is very steep if you're coming down that hill.

"You have to go slow. Sending prayers for Tiger."

Woods was in the area for the Genesis Invitational golf tournament at the Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades before the incident happened.

Earlier this week, David Spade posed for a photo with Woods during a golf lesson.

He also made his first public appearance just days ago after undergoing back surgery.

Woods provided an update about his condition with CBS during the final round of the Genesis Invitational.

"I'm feeling fine, little bit stiff," Woods said. "Have one more MRI scheduled to see if the annulus has scarred over finally, and then I can start doing more activities.

"Still in the gym, still doing the mundane stuff that you have to do for rehab, the little things before you can start gravitating towards something a little more."

When being asked what he has done golf-wise since undergoing the major surgery, Woods joked: "I've lengthened my putter."

"I don't have to bend over as far. I've gone to the same length as my sand wedge."

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