Six-time PGA Tour winner Bill Haas was injured in a multi-car crash in Pacific Palisades, California, on Tuesday night time that left one particular person useless.
Haas’ father, Jay Haas, informed the Golf Channel on Wednesday morning that the golfer was launched from an space hospital with no damaged bones, however he has some ache and swelling in his legs. The 35-year-old Haas is predicted to make a full restoration.
“Last night in Pacific Palisades, California, Bill Haas was involved in a serious car accident in which the driver — a member of the family with whom Haas and his family were staying for the Genesis Open — was killed,” Haas’ agent, Allen Hobbs, mentioned in an announcement. “While Bill escaped serious injuries and has been released from the hospital, he is understandably shaken up and — more importantly — his deepest condolences go out to the host family during this tragic and difficult time.”
Pro golfer Bill Haas is without doubt one of the 2 individuals injured in a fatal rollover crash in Pacific Palisades. Actor Luke Wilson’s car was sideswiped simply earlier than the collision https://t.co/hmhTy3ChHk
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Los Angeles Police Detective Jeff Fischer mentioned that Haas was a passenger in a Ferrari that overturned at roughly 6:30 p.m. native time close to the Riviera Country Club, the place the golfer was scheduled to play in the Genesis Open. The driver of the Ferrari was killed, and Haas and the motive force of one other car have been taken to the hospital. Haas was listed at the moment in severe however secure situation.
Fischer additionally mentioned that actor Luke Wilson’s SUV was a 3rd car concerned in the wreck, however that Wilson didn’t undergo severe accidents.
“Bill will withdraw from the Genesis Open and plans to head home to Greenville [North Carolina] to recover,” Hobbs mentioned. “He appreciates the support of friends, family and the golf world as a whole, and he has asked for privacy as he processes what has happened.”