Tiger Woods released his first message to his fans and followers after sustaining serious leg injuries in a car accident last week

The golf champion drove on Tuesday the 23rd February, in suburban Los Angeles, when his car crossed the middle of the street, climbed the curb across the street, and fell into some bushes

Woods was freed from the vehicle and taken to the hospital, where he underwent a procedure to stabilize composite fractures of his tibia and fibula

Messages of support for Woods were received in the aftermath of the crash, and current and former athletes joined the fans in wishing them a speedy recovery.On Sunday, other golfers like Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas and Tony Finau paid tribute to Woods by making the final round of the WGC -Workday Championship put on his red shirt and black pants

After coming through the “critical” phase and communicating with the family at the end of last week, Woods has now reached the public for the first time and wrote on Twitter:

It’s hard to explain how touching it was today when I turned on the TV and saw all the red shirts for every golfer and fan, you really help me through this tough time

Thomas shared a picture of his Woods-inspired outfit on Twitter ahead of the event on Sunday and wrote that the black and red clothes seemed right for tomorrow after the week we had ’

Those who broadened their thoughts on Woods included former President Barack Obama, who shared his good wishes after hearing the news of Woods’ crash

He wrote, “I send my prayers to @TigerWoods and his family tonight – here is an early recovery for the GOAT of Golf”If we’ve learned anything over the years, it’s important never to figure Tiger out’

Basketball star Magic Johnson wrote: “Everyone send your prayers to Tiger Woods! He’s just been in a serious car accident, let’s all pray for his speedy recovery ’

LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said the car accident occurred on a stretch of road known for high speeds and prone to accidents

I asked his name, he told me his name was Tiger And at that moment I recognized him immediately I asked him if he knew where he was, what time of the day, to make sure he was oriented to him seemed clear and calm

Woods’ vehicle allegedly “was traveling at a relatively higher speed than normal” although he is not charged with the incident

Emily Brown started delivering critical messages when she was just 13 years old when she started her career with a paper round. She graduated from Lancaster University with a BA Hons in English in Media and became a freelance writer and Blogger Emily contributed to the Sunday Times Travel Magazine and Student Problems before becoming a journalist at UNILAD, where she works on breaking news and longer forms

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