Bill Haas injured in fatal Southern California auto crash

Arnold Nichols
February 14, 2018

The injured man, a passenger in the Ferrari, is pro golfer Bill Haas, Los Angeles Police Department Detective Jeff Fischer told KTLA.

A statement from the PGA Tour and Haas' manager, Allen Hobbs, identified the driver in Tuesday night's "serious vehicle accident" as a member of a family with whom Haas was staying for the Genesis Open.

A patent from the Los Angeles Fire Department said the two people injured, a 35-year-old male and a 50-year-old female were "both in serious condition".

Haas, a six-time PGA Tour victor and the son of professional golfer Jay Haas, was here for the Genesis Open, which will be played at Riviera Golf Course in Pacific Palisades starting Thursday.

Wilson and Haas were in a separate vehicle when the crash happened, FOX News.

Haas is in Los Angeles for a golf tournament this week.


The driver of the Ferrari was pronounced dead at the scene.

One person was killed on Tuesday night after a Ferrari and SUV collided on the 500 block of Chautauqua Boulevard at around 6:30 p.m.

Haas won the Genesis Open in 2012 and has won five other PGA Tour titles. According to the statement, Haas avoided serious injuries and was planning to return to his home in Greenville, S.C., after his release from the hospital.

CNN has reached out to representatives for Haas and Wilson, along with PGA officials. Jay Haas told the Golf Channel that his son will make a full recovery.

Haas, a native of Greer, South Carolina, is "doing OK", Fisher said.

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