Bill Haas Involved in Fatal Car Crash Near Riviera


Bill Haas spent Tuesday night in the hospital after he was a passenger in a fatal car crash that killed the driver of the Ferrari Haas was riding in. 

Joel Beall of GolfDigest.com had more on the crash

Bill Haas was injured in a car accident in Pacific Palisades, Calif., on Tuesday evening that left the driver of the vehicle Haas was riding in dead and the driver of the other car involved injured..

The rollover crash involved a Ferrari and a BMW in the 500 block of North Chautauqua Boulevard, just a few miles from Riviera Country Club, where Haas, a six-time PGA Tour winner was scheduled to play in this week’s Genesis Open. The accident took place just before 6:30 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The driver of the Ferrari was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the LAFD. Two others—one of them the 35-year-old Haas, the other a 50-year-old female from the other vehicle—were taken to the hospital in serious condition. Los Angeles Police Department Detective Jeff Fischer told television station KTLA that Haas was the passenger and was “doing OK.“ A source has told Golf Digest that Haas is “not good,“ but is in stable condition. Haas’ management, the Player Agency Group, has been contacted but yet to respond.

A third vehicle was also involved when the Ferrari clipped a Toyota FJ SUV just before the crash. According to Fischer, that vehicle was being driven by actor Luke Wilson. He did not sustain serious injury.

[GolfDigest.com]


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