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I just saw this as well. I hope he is ok, yikes! Probably not the kind of publicity Genesis would like.
 

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All reports say right now is that he's undergoing surgery for a leg injury. I guess it could've been worse.
 

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Sounds like it was a loaner, was at a Genesis sponsored event. He was probably distracted trying to figure out the infotainment system!
 

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The LA Sheriff said on National news that Tiger would not be alive if for the airbags, etc. in the Genesis SUV.........
 

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In THIS USA Today article , the GV80 is explained and detailed as the car in Tiger’s accident. I do find it peculiar that the car is so conspicuously detailed in the article, and that Genesis’ own marketing rep names the car model GV80. (I’m not saying there’s anything wrong, just...peculiar).
 

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I just saw this as well. I hope he is ok, yikes! Probably not the kind of publicity Genesis would like.
That was my immediate reaction too..but the more I looked at the crash, and how it went head over rear- probably a few times- at what I'd guess had to be pretty darn fast, I noticed that the cab portion was in great condition-no windows broke out...sunroof not damaged...body was in good shape considering everything that happened once he left the road...and then to see the inspectors easily opening all 4 doors and closing them, I thought how lucky Tiger was -and myself and wife- to be driving this SUV.
 

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Good read here on how the GV80 protected him.

Genesis GV80 praised for protecting Tiger Woods in crash
Police said the crash integrity of the crossover — and Woods' use of a seat belt — may have saved his life.

LOS ANGELES — The new Genesis GV80 crossover became an unexpected protagonist in the single-vehicle crash that sent golf champion Tiger Woods to a Los Angeles hospital Tuesday.

Law enforcement officials said the crash integrity of the vehicle — and Woods' use of a seat belt — may have saved his life.

The GV80 was a subject of intense focus during news coverage Tuesday, with news helicopters filming live as the vehicle was pulled from the roadside, lifted onto a tow truck and carried through the streets of Los Angeles to a staging area where law enforcement investigators took photos.

Images and videos of the battered GV80, a new midsize model that arrived at dealers in December after a long delay because of the coronavirus, were plastered across social media. The front end was badly damaged, the windshield was broken, the hood was bent and the rear bumper came off.

Woods was driving a GV80 courtesy vehicle after serving as tournament host for the Genesis Invitational golf tourney at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades from Thursday to Sunday last week. A "Genesis Invitational" sticker with the Genesis brand logo were visible on the driver's door of the crashed vehicle.

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said at a news conference that the GV80 rolled several times after leaving the roadway while going down a hill near suburban Rancho Palos Verdes on Tuesday morning.

Fortunately, Villanueva said, the passenger compartment of the GV80 was intact, the airbags deployed and the fact that Woods was wearing a seat belt could very well have saved him from more serious injuries or death. Woods suffered non-life-threatening injuries, deputies said.

Sheriff's Deputy Carlos Gonzalez, the first officer on the scene of the crash, called the overall integrity of the GV80 "a marvel of modern automobiles" and said he had seen similar accidents over many years in which the vehicles and passengers had not fared so well.

Gonzalez said during the news conference that the stretch of roadway where the crash occurred had been problematic for years because of the downhill slope. Officers had ticketed vehicles for going as fast as 80 mph in the 45 mph zone, he said.

The cause of the accident was under investigation.

Genesis said in a statement to Automotive News that it wished Woods well as he recovered in the hospital.

"This morning, Genesis was saddened to learn that Tiger Woods had been in an accident in a GV80. Our thoughts and prayers are with Tiger and his family at this time," the statement said.

During the tournament, Genesis had posted photos on its Instagram account of Woods with the GV80. In one, Woods, Genesis Motor America CEO Mark Del Rosso and tournament winner Max Homa stand in front of a GV80 on display at the event.

Genesis said in its statement that it had worked with Woods over the last two years as he served as the tournament host. All of the players at the Genesis Invitational, along with select VIPs and the host, are offered the use of a Genesis vehicle during the tournament.

News organizations reported that Woods was on his way to a photo shoot at a nearby golf course in Rolling Hills at the time of the crash.
 

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The LA Sheriff said on National news that Tiger would not be alive if for the airbags, etc. in the Genesis SUV.........
CNN stated
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Carlos Gonzalez, who responded to the crash, found a lucid Woods still strapped into his seat belt but trapped as the SUV had rolled over onto the driver's side door.
Woods didn't seem concerned with his injuries at the time, Gonzalez said. He described Woods as calm but potentially in shock.
"I do think the fact that he was wearing a seat belt and that the vehicle safety features worked as designed by the manufacturer likely resulted in either reducing his injury or saving his life," Gonzalez told Cuomo.

On a side note; my personal assistant knows the head surgeon who was on duty when Tiger was brought in. Needless to say Tiger received the best of the best treatment.
 

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It'll be interesting to see what the data from the GV80's black box says about the crash.

 

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The Sheriff's department is now investigating the black box.

“We’re trying to determine if a crime was committed,” Schloegl told USA Today. “If somebody is involved in a traffic collision, we’ve got to reconstruct the traffic collision, if there was any reckless driving if somebody was on their cell phone or something like that.”
 
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