"Mrs. Reid has a broken nose, broken back and broken neck,'' Reid spokesman Jim Manley said in a statement. ''Lana has a neck injury and facial lacerations. Both Mrs. Reid and Lana are conscious, can feel their extremities, and according to doctors their injuries are non-life threatening."
Virginia State Police said Mrs. Reid and her daughter were traveling northbound on I-95 in stop-and-go traffic when their Honda Odyssey was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer loaded with rolls of plastic. The impact forced the Reid family's minivan to rear-end a Jeep Grand Cherokee, which in turn struck a Chevrolet Cobalt.
Friday, March 12, 2010
Wife, Daughter of Harry Reid Seriously Injured in Automobile Accident
Senator Harry Reid's wife Landra Reid and daughter Lana Barringer were seriously injured in a suburban Virginia automobile accident Thursday night. Their car was rear-ended by a tractor trailer. According to the New York Times: