While she waited for an ambulance to take her unconscious husband to a hospital in the early morning hours after Thanskgiving, Tiger Woods’ wife went into their Isleworth home, retrieved two small bottles of pain pills and said he had taken some earlier.
Elin Woods also tried to ride in the ambulance to the hospital with her husband, but the crew wouldn’t let her, saying this was a case of domestic violence — although officials later were confused because they uncovered no evidence to support that.
Those are among new revelations contained in investigative records released today by the Florida Highway Patrol following a public records request by the Orlando Sentinel.
Woods was injured in a Nov. 27 crash when he tried to drive away from his south Orange County mansion about 2:30 a.m. but bounced off two curbs, ran through a row of shrubs, hit a fire hydrant then crashed into a neighbor’s tree.
FHP ticketed him for careless driving, and he paid a $164 ticket.
Today’s records were peppered with new details:
•Troopers began searching for evidence that Woods was drunk or under the influence of drugs the day of the accident.
•Officers looked for evidence of domestic violence but found none.
•Elin Woods told officers she heard her husband’s accident, jumped onto a golf cart and went looking for wreckage.
•Officers calculated the golfer’s speed at 29 to 37 mph.