He's Okay: Tiger Woods Treated and Released Following Car Crash

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WINDERMERE, FL (CNN) - Golfer Tiger Woods was treated and released after suffering minor injuries sustained in a car accident early Friday in central Florida, his publicist said.

A joint statement from his publicist and Health Central Hospital said Woods was in a minor accident outside his home, and treated and released for his injuries. He is in "good condition," the statement said.

The single-vehicle accident occurred about 2:25 a.m. in Windermere, a suburb of Orlando, according to police. He pulled out of his driveway in a 2009 Cadillac SUV and struck a fire hydrant, then a tree, according to an incident report from the Florida Highway Patrol in Orange County.

Windermere Mayor Gary Bruhn told CNN that local police arrived within two minutes of being notified. The golfer was taken to the hospital, where he was treated for facial lacerations and released, Bruhn said.

"I think it's nothing more than an accident," he said.

The crash remains under investigation and charges are pending, the police report said.

It said the accident was not alcohol-related.

Highway patrol spokeswoman Kim Montes told CNN that Woods had already been taken to the hospital by the time a trooper arrived. Police have not yet spoken to the athlete, though they plan to, she said.

The SUV, which was driveable, was towed off, she said. State troopers did not take pictures of the scene, she added.

The 33-year-old golf phenomenon has won the Masters Tournament and the PGA Tournament each four times, and three U.S. Open Championships.

He was set to host and play the Chevron World Challenge on Monday at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, California. Woods has won the tournament -- which helps raise money for Tiger Woods Foundation programs -- four times.

Woods has won six times on the PGA tour this year after returning from knee surgery.

In a post on his blog last month, Woods said he was "absolutely thrilled" about his PGA Tour.

He added "This has been one of my most consistent years on the PGA Tour."

Woods and his wife Elin Nordegren have two children, ages 2 and a baby born in February.