Monday, June 24, 2024

US Senator And Wife Hospitalized After Car Crash


United States Senator (D-Pa.) and his wife, Gisele, were hospitalized after being involved in a rear-end collision on a highway in Maryland.

The collision happened on Sunday morning, Maryland State Police confirmed. The senator was driving a Chevrolet Traverse when he rear-ended a Chevrolet Impala just before 8 a.m., as reported by the Daily Mail.

The Fettermans were en route to Hancock, Maryland, a small town in the narrowest part of the state:

Following the crash both of the Fettermans were transported to War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. Sen. Fetterman was treated for a bruised shoulder.

The Democrat has had a history of ailments, most notably suffering a stroke while running for Senate in 2022.

Governor Tom Wolf, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Since his stroke Fetterman has suffered from audio impairments that have resulted in his needing a phone or tablet-based transcriber to clearly understand colleagues and reporters while working on

This has resulted in the installation of a live closed captioning system at the Democrats , D.C. desk.

“According to a preliminary investigation, a Chevrolet Traverse and a Chevrolet Impala were both traveling west on I-70 when for unknown reasons, the Traverse struck the rear of the Impala,” a Maryland State Police spokesperson informed the Daily Mail.

“A passenger in the Traverse and the operator of the Impala were transported by ambulance to War Memorial Hospital in West for treatment of their injuries,” the spokesperson continued.

“No citations were issued,” they added, but noted that the “investigation remains active and ongoing.”

Fetterman's office confirmed to the Daily Mail that John and Gisele were involved in an accident on Sunday morning and were discharged that afternoon.

According to his staff, the couple is “doing well” and are “happy” to be back at their home in Braddock, Pennsylvania.

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Patrick Houck
Patrick Houck
Patrick Houck is an avid political enthusiast based out of the Washington, D.C. metro area. His expertise is in campaigns and the use of targeted messaging to persuade voters. When not combing through the latest news, you can find him enjoying the company of family and friends or pursuing his love of photography.


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