World number one Jason Day's family involved in car accident

Jason Day's wife has been released from hospital after being involved in a car accident, the world number one has announced in a statement.

Day was informed of the incident upon completion of his first round at the Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston.

The Australian's two children were also in the car but were not taken to hospital and he is to continue playing in the US PGA Tour's second FedEx Cup play-off event.

World number one Jason Day's family involved in car accident

"After the completion of my round today, I was informed my wife Ellie our children Dash and Lucy and friend Katie were involved in a traffic incident near our RV," said Day in a statement released on his Twitter account.

"Their car was hit by a bus and Ellie was taken to the hospital for precautionary measures.

"Thankfully everyone is now resting comfortably and Ellie has been released. They will be monitored in the coming days.

"We want to thank the emergency services and hospital personnel for their assistance."

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