Tiger Woods hospitalized after car accident that required jaws of life to rescue him

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Golfer Tiger Woods was hospitalized on Tuesday after being involved in a single-vehicle accident in Los Angeles, police said. The vehicle sustained major damage and Woods was extricated from the wreck with the "jaws of life" by firefighters and paramedics, then transported to a local hospital by ambulance, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said in a statement. (Reporting by Rory Carroll in Los Angeles; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)