Florida Highway Patrol reported early Friday morning that champion golfer Tiger Woods, face of EA Sports’ Tiger Woods PGA Golf, was injured in a car crash near his home in Windemere, a suburb of Orlando.
The one-car accident happened at about 2:25am according to the incident report. Woods, 33, had pulled out of his driveway in his 2009 Cadillac SUV and had started driving down the street when he struck a fire hydrant and then hit a tree, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
While the accident is being investigated, early reports indicate that alcohol was likely not involved.
According to Windemere mayor Gary Bruhn, local police arrived within two minutes after being notified. Woods, who was taken to local Health Central Hospital, was treated for facial lacerations and subsequently released.
Currently it is unclear as to the cause of the accident, and charges may be pending.