U.S. Rep. Greg Steube sustained “a number of critical accidents” when he fell off a ladder whereas reducing bushes on his property on Florida’s Gulf Coast, his workplace mentioned Thursday.
Steube spent the night time within the intensive care unit the place medical doctors are nonetheless assessing a number of critical accidents suffered within the 25-foot fall. His accidents are usually not thought-about life-threatening, a press release posted on Twitter mentioned.
“He’s making progress and in good spirits,” the assertion mentioned.
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“Congressman Steube and his household want to categorical their deepest due to the workforce of medical doctors, nurses, and medical personnel treating him,” the assertion mentioned. Additionally they credited “a person” who witnessed the autumn and referred to as 911, and Sarasota County’s emergency providers for the short response and transportation to the hospital.
Steube’s workplace initially tweeted in regards to the accident late Wednesday.
“We are going to present extra updates when attainable,” the assertion mentioned. “Please pray for the Congressman and his household.”
Fellow Republican Christian Ziegler, who’s vice chair of Florida’s GOP, tweeted late Wednesday that he had simply heard that Steube was nonetheless within the hospital, however doing nicely. “Massive aid to listen to,” Ziegler mentioned within the tweet.
Greg Steube was first elected to the Home of Representatives in 2018 and simply started his third time period. He represents all of Sarasota and Charlotte counties and a part of Lee County.