Wife and Daughter of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Injured in Serious Car Accident - Video 3/11/10
Here is a brief video report on the news that the wife and daughter of Democrat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid were injured in a serious car accident today when their car was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer:
The wife and daughter of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid were injured in a serious car wreck Thursday afternoon when their vehicle was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer on a Washington-area interstate, a spokesman said.Our prayers go up for Mrs. Reid and their daughter. We hope they will have a complete recovery from their injuries.
Landra Reid and her adult daughter, Lana Reid Barringer, were hospitalized with what doctors described as non-life-threatening injuries, according to a statement from Jon Summers, a spokesman for the Nevada Democrat.
Landra Reid, 69, suffered the more serious injuries, including a broken back, neck and nose. Lana Reid Barringer, 48, suffered a neck injury and facial lacerations. Both were conscious, and neither had lost feeling in their extremities, the statement said.
Reid was told of the accident while participating in a conference call with reporters from rural Nevada, Summers said. He immediately went to the hospital, but later returned to the Capitol to continue negotiations on the healthcare bill. . . MORE