News that golf legend Tiger Woods was concerned in a automobile crash on Feb. 23, 2021, raised questions on social media about his historical past with traffic-related incidents, together with whether or not or not he had ever been stopped whereas driving beneath the affect of a substance (DUI).
The trigger of Woods’ February 2021 crash wasn’t identified to the general public as of this writing. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department mentioned in a press release posted to social media that Woods rolled his automobile at 7:12 a.m. whereas touring northbound on Hawthorn Boulevard, between the L.A. suburbs of Rolling Hills Estates and Ranchos Palos Verdes. His was the one automobile concerned within the crash.
It’s true that in May 2017, Woods was arrested on suspicion of driving beneath the affect. He pleaded guilty to prices of reckless driving in October 2017. Prescription painkillers, a sleep medicine, and marijuana had been present in his system.
At the time of this writing, no substances had been reported as an element within the February 2021 accident.
Sheriff’s Department officers said Woods was going downhill when the crash occurred. The area the place the crash came about is characterised by hills and winding roads. He was transported to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, a trauma heart within the metropolis of Carson.