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Authorities: No evidence Tiger Woods was impaired in crash

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Authorities say there's no immediate evidence that Tiger Woods was impaired in a car crash that seriously injured both of the golfer's legs.

At a news conference, the police chief and fire chief of Los Angeles County didn't answer follow-up questions on how they know he wasn't impaired or how fast he was driving.

Weather was not a factor in the crash. Sheriff Alex Villanueva and Fire Chief Daryl Osby say Woods was conscious and able to communicate when authorities arrived to pry him from an SUV after a rollover crash Tuesday. He was taken to a hospital in serious condition.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office released a statement on Twitter. They say he was extricated from the vehicle with the jaws of life an that the vehicle sustained major damage.

They say Woods was alone in the vehicle and No other cars were involved in the wreck that injured the golfer.

According to the Associated Press, Wood's manager Mark Steinberg says he suffered multiple leg injuries in car crash, and is undergoing surgery.

Woods was in Los Angeles over the weekend as the tournament host of the Genesis Invitational at Riviera.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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