Tiger injured in rollover accident

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I hate to speculate, but my wife and I were shocked how bad he looked during Jim Nantz interview two days ago. I checked twitter and everyone was agreeing that he looked bloated, high, just awful. Who knows. Maybe he was just exhausted.

Back problems/surgery is pretty much a guarantee that you're going to be on pain medication for a reasonable amount of time. Driving after taking Percocet (oxycodone) affects different people in different ways.

Not saying that was a contributor, but pain medication can do strange things to you.
 

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Ben Hogan came back from near-fatal injuries to play some of his greatest golf. Speculation about Woods' future at this point is silly.
I hope he fully recovers.
 

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Back problems/surgery is pretty much a guarantee that you're going to be on pain medication for a reasonable amount of time. Driving after taking Percocet (oxycodone) affects different people in different ways.

Not saying that was a contributor, but pain medication can do strange things to you.
At 7 am? Maybe. Sounds like he was driving too fast on a curvy road and lost control.
 

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Back problems/surgery is pretty much a guarantee that you're going to be on pain medication for a reasonable amount of time. Driving after taking Percocet (oxycodone) affects different people in different ways.

Not saying that was a contributor, but pain medication can do strange things to you.
Back in the 80's I had surgery and afterwards was taking percodan. I had returned to work and was driving to see a customer. I remember looking in my rear view mirror and seeing only pupil and thinking damn my customer is going to think I'm on drugs. :rolleyes::oops:
 

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At 7 am? Maybe. Sounds like he was driving too fast on a curvy road and lost control.

Okay...pure speculation. I base this on my experience observing my wife after she had a serious back injury. She was prescribed oxycodone over a period of many, many months. She took it as prescribed. She didn't over-medicate herself. The stuff stays in your system especially if you're taking it regularly as prescribed. Motor skills can be affected along with cognition.

This is on the pill container- "May cause drowsiness and dizziness Alcohol may intensify this effect. Use care when operating a vehicle, vessel (boat), or machinery."

Tiger had recent back surgery. It's possible he's on a regular dosage of pain medication. The time of day would seem to be irrelevant.
 

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Somebody on the golf channel said tiger stood when he got out of the car.
 

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well first bit of news is that the accident was not where the reports have said which explains why the pictures on google didnt match with the helicopter photos
 

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Pretty lucky though to go across the center median at that speed hit a tree and miss likely a number of cars..
 

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They clarified their earlier statement that the jaws of life were used and said the weren’t but a crow bar and axe were used to pry him out.
 

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Well Jimmy Robert’s was right. Someone with the LA County fire department did say he had stood but they have now backed away from that statement.
 

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Well Jimmy Robert’s was right. Someone with the LA County fire department did say he had stood but they have now backed away from that statement.
I would think so.

I just don't see how anyone could stand with compound fractures in both legs.
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Okay...pure speculation. I base this on my experience observing my wife after she had a serious back injury. She was prescribed oxycodone over a period of many, many months. She took it as prescribed. She didn't over-medicate herself. The stuff stays in your system especially if you're taking it regularly as prescribed. Motor skills can be affected along with cognition.

This is on the pill container- "May cause drowsiness and dizziness Alcohol may intensify this effect. Use care when operating a vehicle, vessel (boat), or machinery."

Tiger had recent back surgery. It's possible he's on a regular dosage of pain medication. The time of day would seem to be irrelevant.
It very well could have been but with his problem with pain killers I wonder if they were prescribed. It sounds like he was training so alcohol could be out. It sounds like he was going too fast on a dangerous road that he was unfamiliar with.
 
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even 50 you hit a curb and it can go bad quickly.

Yeah I’ve become addicted to watching those dashcam videos on Facebook. It’s amazing how little it takes to flip a car, especially these SUV’s and crossover vehicles that are sitting on sedan frames but with a higher center of gravity.
 

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Back in the 80's I had surgery and afterwards was taking percodan. I had returned to work and was driving to see a customer. I remember looking in my rear view mirror and seeing only pupil and thinking damn my customer is going to think I'm on drugs. :rolleyes::oops:
Well CL, opioids make your pupils smaller not bigger, so shall we discuss what other recreational chemicals might have been helping you with your return to work? :cool:
 

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Fractures in both legs, one compound and a shattered ankle.
 

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