Celebs who've been in car accidents
Tiger Woods is "responsive and recovering" following emergency surgery after high-speed crash
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Indeed, it can be all too easy to forget that the stars you love—beyond the characters, the tunes, and the glamour—are actually humans too. They might drive Ferraris that cost more than your house, but they can crash those Ferraris in the same way any driver of a Nissan Versa can.
Golf legend Tiger Woods was driving on the morning of February 23 in Rancho Palos Verdes, near Los Angeles, when his SUV, in an area reportedly known as a trouble spot for accidents, crossed a median and veered across two lanes before hitting a curb, a tree, and then finally landing on its side in the brush. Woods remained conscious but sustained serious leg injuries, authorities said.
He required a lengthy emergency surgery following the one-vehicle rollover crash, which included the insertion of a rod, screws, and pins to stabilize his leg, according to a statement on his Twitter. Officials say the fact that Woods was wearing his seatbelt likely saved his life. Now, the sports star is "awake, responsive, and recovering."
Click through to see some celebrities who have been in collisions on the road—some new, some old, and some who will certainly surprise you.