PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia 76ers head coach Doc Rivers is wishing Tiger Woods a speedy recovery following a serious rollover crash in Southern California.
“It means a lot to a lot of people for a lot more than just sports. Man, I don’t know how many bullets this guy can take, but he’s a tough kid. Always has been. So just want to send that out,” Rivers said.READ MORE: Philadelphia's Fourth Of July Festivities Kick Off With Concert, Fireworks
Authorities say Tiger Woods is lucky to be alive. The golfer is in the hospital Wednesday morning after undergoing emergency surgery.
Investigators say Woods’ SUV veered off a steep road near Los Angeles yesterday morning and rolled over several times.READ MORE: 2022 Wawa Welcome America Festival Guide: Road Closures, Public Transportation Information
Woods’ agent released a statement overnight saying the 45-year-old shattered bones on his right leg and suffered injuries to his ankle and foot.
The 15-time major winner had his share of health issues before the crash.MORE NEWS: Rhys Hoskins, Darick Hall Homer, Lead Phillies Past Nolan Arenado, Cardinals
Authorities say there is no evidence Woods was impaired at the time of the crash.