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Tiger Woods gives his first interview after accident

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(CNN) — Tiger Woods gave his first interview since he was involved in a car crash in February, and discussed his rehabilitation and physical therapy with Golf Digest.

The golf legend was seriously injured after the Genesis pickup he was driving hit the road near Los Angeles around 7 a.m. on February 23. Woods suffered serious leg injuries as a result of the accident and is currently in rehab.

«I understand more about the processes of rehabilitation due to my past injuries, but this was more painful than anything I have ever experienced, ”he told Golf Digest.

Tiger Woods did not comment when asked about his hopes of playing golf again.

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“My physical therapy has kept me busy. I do my routines every day and am focused on my number one goal right now: walking on my own. Taking it one step at a time, ”he told Golf Digest.

The 45-year-old golfer had been rushed to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center after the high-speed accident. Woods suffered open fractures that affected his right tibia and fibula, the two long bones directly below his knee.

After the accident, investigators said there was no reason to believe that Tiger Woods had been operating the vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, but instead crashed while driving at an “unsafe speed for road conditions,” according to a police report.

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The 22-page report of the California Highway Patrol accident scene investigation further stated that Tiger Woods was “acting in a consistent manner with someone who suffered a concussion due to being involved in a major traffic collision.” , after the incident.

Woods’ right leg “suffered traumatic injuries” and what is “still unclear is whether additional procedures will be necessary, or whether Woods can hope to regain full mobility and strength in his leg,” according to Golf Digest.

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