Bill Haas injured in fatal vehicle accident near Riviera

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PGA Tour golfer Bill Haas was a passenger in a Ferrari that flipped over in a two-car accident in Los Angeles on Tuesday evening, his agent confirmed after a report from KTLA.The driver of the Ferrari was killed.

The driver of the vehicle Haas was travelling in - a member of the family with whom the world No.67 and his family were staying for the PGA Tour event this week - was pronounced dead at the scene.

A Los Angeles Fire Department report said the Ferrari driver was pronounced dead at the scene after the vehicle reportedly rolled over.

Bill Haas has been released from hospital after being involved in a fatal auto accident in California last night.

A auto being driven by actor Luke Wilson - brother of Owen - was also hit by the Ferrari just before the crash.

The fatal accident remains under investigation.


Haas was a passenger in a Ferrari driven by an unidentified man. Los Angeles fire officials said the driver of the Ferrari was pronounced dead at the scene, while Haas and the 50-year-old woman driving the other vehicle were taken to hospital.

Haas has won six times on the PGA Tour and is the son of pro golfer Jay Haas.

Police in Los Angeles say Wilson's SUV was clipped by a Ferrari before the Ferrari and a BMW collided head-on.

Jerry Haas, who is Bill's uncle, has been the golf coach at Wake Forest for the last 21 years.

Two passengers in the BMW were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

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