Tiger Woods, a man who truly needs no introduction, is now recovering after a serious automobile accident earlier this week.
The living legend of the links underwent extensive surgery after the rollover crash, with his right leg taking a brunt of the damage. After extensive surgery, Woods is now in possession of several rods, pins, and screws, which are helping to guide his bones back into their proper place.
Some, including a CNN anchor who was summarily blasted for it, have suggested that Woods’ prior problems with opioids may have played a part in the incident.
Local law enforcement has now addressed these allegations.
Tiger Woods won’t face criminal charges related to his single-car rollover crash Tuesday that left him hospitalized with multiple leg fractures, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced Wednesday.
Investigators will check the car’s black box to gain information about speed, but no criminal charges are expected.
Villanueva confirmed the conclusion from a responding officer that there was “no evidence of impairment” in a video conference with reporters Wednesday.
“This is what it is, an accident,” Villanueva said. ” … There was no evidence of any impairment whatsoever. He was lucid, no odor of alcohol, no evidence of any medication, narcotics or anything like that that would bring that into question.”
It is far too early to tell to what extent the crash and the subsequent injuries will have on Woods’ career or his game.
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