How a Moment of Distraction Almost Cost Tiger Woods His Life

Tiger Woods, who was out in LA to host the Genesis Invitational over the weekend and to film multiple content shoots, flipped his car multiple times while driving “at a high rate” of speed earlier today. The 45-year-old athlete was taken to the hospital and underwent surgery to repair multiple leg injuries.

The 15-time major champion with 82 career PGA Tour wins has been recovering from a fifth microdiscectomy surgery on his back with hopes of playing professionally later this year.

Anonymous law enforcement sources stated that Woods had to be removed through the car’s windshield. The front end of the SUV was reportedly heavily damaged and the windscreen frame had been removed where Woods was extracted from the vehicle.

Talking on a phone increases the likelihood of a crash by 2.2 times; texting while driving, a whopping 6.1 times. With nine people killed and over a thousand injured in the United States every day, the idea that distracted driving is not a serious problem is farcical.

Thankfully, Woods’ injuries are described as non-life-threatening. Given the description of the accident and the pictures of his car, it’s clear he could have been much more seriously injured or even killed.

As more and more interactive technology finds its way into the cars we drive, the probability of becoming distracted while driving grows. When you couple this change with the habit of some drivers to focus on anything but the road, you create an alarmingly high number of distracted drivers.

It’s estimated that distracted drivers injure approximately 421,000 people annually in the U.S. Even more concerning is that drivers in their 20s make up nearly 27% of distracted drivers in fatal crashes. With the overwhelming influence that sports heroes have on young people, the tragic accident that Tiger Woods suffered is a reminder that we need to make small changes to make a lasting impact.


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