Tiger Woods was asleep at the wheel and did not know where he was, according to police

Key Points
  • Tiger Woods had to be woken up in the middle of the road and still had his turn signal engaged, according to police in Jupiter, Florida.
  • Woods did not know where he was and "asked how far from his house he was," police say.
  • They say Woods had no alcohol in his system.
Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charges

Tiger Woods was found asleep at the wheel of his black Mercedes-Benz — turn signal still blinking — in the middle of the right lane of a Florida highway but had no alcohol in his system, police said.

In an affidavit released on Tuesday, police in Jupiter, Florida, said the golfer was buckled in and asleep at the wheel of the idling Mercedes and had to be woken up.

Woods did not know where he was and "asked how far from his house he was," the report said.

It said Woods was "extremely sleepy" and "confused" but cooperative. Woods was found heading south, away from his home in Hobe Sound, and stated he was coming from "California from golfing," police said.

In a statement Monday, Woods denied alcohol was involved and blamed "an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications." The 41-year-old golfer was arrested Sunday afternoon and charged with driving while under the influence.

The police report, which was filed Sunday afternoon, said Woods told police he was recovering from surgery and was taking the painkiller Vicodin and three other medications when he was stopped for DUI. He had undergone back surgeries in 2014.

The arrest and a police mug shot showing a disheveled looking Woods raised speculation that his multimillion dollar contracts for product endorsements could be jeopardized.

The golfer lost millions in endorsements after he admitted to extra-marital affairs that ended his marriage to Swedish model Elin Nordegren in divorce in August 2010.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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