Tiger Woods has been moved to Cedars-Sinai, CBS News reporting

LA County Sheriff says he does not expect any legal action against Tiger Woods

CBS News is reporting Thursday that Tiger Woods has been moved to Cedars-Sinai from Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

On Wednesday, LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says he does not expect any legal action against the legendary golfer.

Villanueva has said there is no evidence that Woods was impaired.

Meanwhile, LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn has indicated that she's directed the LA County Department of Public Works to conduct a safety review of the stretch of Hawthorne Boulevard where he had his crash.

The Sheriff says it does not appear to be a case of reckless driving but investigators are still trying to figure-out if Woods was somehow distracted.

Woods was driving to a television shoot Tuesday when his SUV crashed into a median, rolled over and ended up on its side near a steep road known for wrecks, authorities said.

A resident near the accident site called 911. A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy, the first on the scene, poked his head through a hole in the windshield to see Woods, his seatbelt fastened, sitting in the driver's seat.

Wednesday morning former President Trump chimed in about Woods' crash.

"He's going to be back, I have no doubt about it,” former President Trump said about the famed golfer.

Trump added that Woods has recovered from serious injuries in the past.

Just after Tiger's fifth Master's title in 2019, President Trump awarded him the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

According to a statement posted on his Twitter account, as of Wednesday, Woods is "awake, responsive and recovering" from surgical procedures on his lower body. The operations included inserting a rod into the tibia to stabilize fractured bones, inserting screws and pins in the foot and ankle, and the surgical release of the covering of the muscles to relieve pressure due to swelling.

According to The Los Angeles Times, Woods' injuries from the accident included a shattered ankle and two leg fractures, one of which was compound. Earlier, a lieutenant had told CBSN LA that Woods' injuries were believed to be "non life-threatening." Still, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said that Woods was "lucky to be alive" following the accident.

Villanueva says that when responders reached the scene, Woods was conscious, adding that there was no reason to believe that Woods was impaired.

He was transported to UCLA Medical Center and has been treated for his injuries, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. He went into surgery shortly after, according to his agent Mark Steinberg.

The golf world was stunned by the news.

“As if his body hasn’t endured enough,” Jon Rahm, the No. 2 player in the world, said from the Workday Championship in Florida. “I just hope he can get out of the hospital after recovery and he can still play with his kids and have a normal life.”

NBA legend Dwyane Wade responded to the shocking car crash involving his friend Tiger Woods during an appearance on TNT's NBA pregame show on Tuesday night.

Wade, 39, had joined Woods for a round of golf on Monday at Rolling Hills Country Club outside Los Angeles, where Woods was in town for a series of promotional events and outings.

The legendary athletes appeared together in a series of photos and videos that surfaced on social media on Monday, which were then resurfaced in the wake of Tuesday's crash.

Thoughts and prayers have come from everywhere — Jack Nicklaus and Michael Jordan, Mike Tyson, and former Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump. Woods played golf with both of them, and Trump awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2019 after perhaps his great triumph — the Masters after he had gone through four back surgeries.

Woods had a fifth back surgery, a microdiscectomy, on Dec. 23, just three days after he played the PNC Championship with his son Charlie, who now is 12. Woods also has a 13-year-old daughter, Samantha.

Associated Press and CNS contributed to this story.