Entertainment Golfer Bill Haas, actor Luke Wilson involved in deadly car crash

19:37  14 february  2018
19:37  14 february  2018 Source:   cbsnews.com

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PGA Tour golfer Bill Haas was injured in a car crash Tuesday night near Riviera Country Club, site of this week's Genesis Open in Pacific Palisades, Calif. Haas was the passenger in a Ferrari driven by Mark Gibello, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash also involved actor Luke Wilson

CALIFORNIA — Pro golfer Bill Haas was seriously injured in a multicar crash that left an additional person wounded, another one dead and also involved actor Luke Wilson in Southern California, authorities said.

Professional golfer Bill Haas was hospitalized but escaped serious injuries following a deadly rollover crash in Los Angeles that also involved actor Luke Wilson, officials say. The crash killed the driver of the Ferrari Haas was riding in and injured the driver of a BMW. 

Professional golfer Bill Haas and actor Luke Wilson were involved in a fatal multi-car crash in Los Angeles.: haas-wilson-crash.jpg © WSPA haas-wilson-crash.jpg The Ferrari collided with the BMW in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood Tuesday evening, said officer James Stoughton. The male driver of the Ferrari died at the scene, according to Stoughton, and the other driver, a 50-year-old woman, was hospitalized in serious condition. 

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Pro golfer Bill Haas was injured and actor Luke Wilson was unhurt in a multi-vehicle crash that left one person dead in Pacific Palisades, California, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

Golfer Bill Haas was hospitalized but escaped serious injuries following a rollover crash in Los Angeles that killed the driver of the car he was in. Stoughton says a third vehicle driven by actor Luke Wilson was clipped by the Ferrari.

FILE - In this June 6, 2016, file photo,Luke Wilson arrives at the Season One Premiere of © The Associated Press FILE - In this June 6, 2016, file photo,Luke Wilson arrives at the Season One Premiere of "Roadies" at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles. Golfer Bill Haas has been released from a hospital after being a passenger in a car crash which left one person dead and two injured, police in Los Angeles have said. The crash involved a Ferrari and a BMW in the Pacific Palisades neighbourhood at 6.31pm on Tuesday evening , Feb. 13, 2018, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. A car that the LAPD said belonged to the actor Luke Wilson was hit by the Ferrari just before the crash. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File) A third vehicle -- an SUV -- driven by actor Wilson was clipped by the Ferrari, authorities said, but Wilson was not injured.

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

  Golfer Bill Haas injured in car crash that killed 1 in Los Angeles Pro golfer Bill Haas seriously injured in a multicar crash that left an additional person hurt and another one dead in Southern California, authorities say The collision and rollover occurred Tuesday night in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood, Los Angeles Police Detective Jeff Fischer told KTLA.

Bill Haas , Luke Wilson involved in deadly car crash in Pacific Palisades, California. Professional golfer Bill Haas was hospitalized but escaped serious injuries following a deadly rollover crash in Los Angeles that also involved actor Luke Wilson , officials say.

Actor Luke Wilson and pro golfer Bill Haas were involved in a deadly car accident . An investigation is underway into the cause of the crash . RELATED: The cast and crew of “DWTS: Live!” were caught in a harrowing multi- car accident .

Jeff Fisher of the Los Angeles Police Department said Haas, a native of Greer, South Carolina, is "doing okay," CBS affiliate WSPA reports. Haas was treated at a hospital and released, according to his manager, Allen Hobbs. The six-time PGA Tour winner was shaken up and has withdrawn from this week's Genesis Open in Los Angeles, Hobbs said.    

A statement Wednesday by the PGA Tour and Haas' Players Group Management said the driver who was killed was a member of the family that Haas and his family were staying with for the Genesis Open.

FILE - In this June 17, 2017, file photo, Bill Haas gestures after a birdie on the first hole during the third round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. Haas has been released from hospital after being a passenger in a car crash which left one person dead and two injured, police in Los Angeles have said. The crash involved a Ferrari and a BMW in the Pacific Palisades neighbourhood at 6.31pm on Tuesday evening , Feb. 13, 2018, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. A car that the LAPD said belonged to the actor Luke Wilson was hit by the Ferrari just before the crash. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this June 17, 2017, file photo, Bill Haas gestures after a birdie on the first hole during the third round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. Haas has been released from hospital after being a passenger in a car crash which left one person dead and two injured, police in Los Angeles have said. The crash involved a Ferrari and a BMW in the Pacific Palisades neighbourhood at 6.31pm on Tuesday evening , Feb. 13, 2018, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. A car that the LAPD said belonged to the actor Luke Wilson was hit by the Ferrari just before the crash. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File) "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," the statement said.

"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," the statement added.

Haas, 35, was in Pacific Palisades for the Genesis Open golf tournament.

The crash is under investigation.  

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