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Actor Luke Wilson, pro golfer Bill Haas involved in deadly auto accident

14 February, 2018, 18:34 | Author: Joan Malone
  • Actor Luke Wilson, pro golfer Bill Haas involved in deadly auto accident

Haas is in Pacific Palisades for a golf tournament at Riviera Country Club, Golf Digest reported.

The injured man, a passenger in the Ferrari, is pro golfer Bill Haas, Los Angeles Police Department Detective Jeff Fischer told KTLA. The Ferrari reportedly lost control, clipped a vehicle belonging to actor Luke Wilson, and hit a BMW before colliding with a tree.

Details of the crash were updated on their website.

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. Both the woman driving the BMW and Haas were transported to the hospital for injuries. The driver of the vehicle was killed, and Haas and the driver of another vehicle were taken to the hospital.

The male driver, 50, was pronounced dead on arrival, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

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Luke Wilson is best known for his roes in Legally Blonde, The Royal Tenenbaums and Anchorman.

Initial reports indicated that Haas was a passenger in the Ferrari, but officials later shot down the story.

As for the driver, it was a 71-year-old friend of Haas' named Mark Gibello, according to Golf Channel.

The PGA Tour and Haas' management company, Players Group Management, released a statement that Haas has left hospital and is heading home to SC.

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