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Tiger Woods updates fans after major surgery for his horrific leg injuries

Tiger Woods was described as being lucky to be alive after suffering horrific injuries to his leg in a serious car crash. The golfer was driving alone near Rancho Palos Verdes when his Genesis GV80 crossed the central reservation and flipped over at 7.12am on Tuesday.

Incredibly, he is said to be awake and responding in hospital after undergoing major surgery to his lower right leg and ankle.

The 45-year-old suffered comminuted fractures – a break or splinter of the bone into more than two fragments – in both the upper and lower parts of the tibia and fibula.

Anish Mahajan, chief medical officer at the Harbor-UCLA hospital, said Woods had a rod inserted in his tibia, and his foot and ankle were ‘stabilised with a combination of screws and

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