WASHINGTON--Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was in a traffic accident in Las Vegas on Friday and suffered only minor injuries, his office said.
Reid office statement:
"Senator Reid and his security detail were involved in a traffic accident today
on Interstate 15 in Las Vegas. Senator Reid was taken to University Medical
Center Hospital by his security detail as a precaution, and walked in on his
own. Senator Reid was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident. He
experienced rib and hip contusions and has been cleared for release by the
doctors. Mrs. Reid was not in the car at the time of the accident. Some of
Senator Reid's detail and a staffer had minor injuries in the accident and were
evaluated at UMC."