Woods damaged car: Fox5 news

US Pro golfer Tiger Woods is in hospital after crashing his car in Los Angeles.

The car Woods was driving in flipped over and landed on its side, it is believed the golf star had to be freed from his wrecked car with special cutting equipment.

Police told TMZ that they do not believe alcohol was involved however could not say if any other substance was present at that time.

No other car was involved and it is believed no one else was injured in this single car crash that occurred on Feb 23 at 7.12am (local time) heading northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard in Los Angeles US.

Woods sustained multiple leg injuries in the crash, the golf player has just had back surgery and may have kept him out of the upcoming masters tournament in Augusta.