Golfer Bill Haas injured in car crash that killed 1 in Los Angeles

Story highlights

  • Golfer launched from hospital, will drop out of match to get better
  • SUV pushed by actor Luke Wilson additionally concerned in crash, affiliate says

Police didn’t establish the driving force in Tuesday evening’s accident, however a press release from the PGA Tour and Haas’ supervisor, Allen Hobbs, stated it was a member of a household with whom Haas was staying for the Genesis Open.

The Ferrari clipped a Toyota SUV pushed by actor Luke Wilson earlier than colliding with a BMW, Los Angeles Police Detective Jeff Fischer instructed CNN affiliate KTLA. The SUV suffered solely minor harm.

“When you take a look at the scene, you see scrub marks,” Fischer instructed the station. “I imagine there was a bit little bit of velocity to it.”

Haas, 35, was presupposed to tee off Thursday in the golf match. The Riviera Nation Membership internet hosting the Open is only a few minutes’ drive from Pacific Palisades. Haas is at present ranked 67th in the world.

Bill Haas competes in an August tournament.

“Whereas Bill escaped severe accidents and has been launched from the hospital, he’s understandably shaken up and — extra importantly — his deepest condolences exit to the host household throughout this tragic and tough time,” the assertion stated.

A 50-year-old lady was additionally injured and transported to an area hospital in severe situation, in response to the Los Angeles Fireplace Division. It isn’t clear what car she was touring in.

Although the assertion says Haas averted severe harm, the fireplace division stated the golfer was transported to a hospital in severe situation. The Ferrari’s driver was pronounced useless on the scene.

Haas will withdraw from the Genesis Open so he can get better at residence in Greenville, South Carolina, the PGA Tour and his agent stated.

CNN tried to achieve a consultant for Wilson however has not but gotten a response.

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