Sen. Harry Reid's Wife, Daughter Seriously Hurt In Car Accident

Sen. Harry Reid's wife and adult daughter were seriously injured Thursday when their vehicle was rear-ended by a semi-trailer truck.

Sen. Harry Reid's wife Landra and daughter Lara were seriously injured in a car accident Thursday.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his wife Landra at a 2007 event at Ford's Theater in Washington. Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP Photo hide caption

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The statement from the Senate majority leader's website:

"Senator Reid's wife, Landra, and daughter, Lana, were involved in an accident earlier today. They are being treated at a Washington-area hospital. While driving on a Washington, DC highway, their vehicle was rear-ended by a semi-truck. Mrs. Reid has a broken nose, broken back and broken neck. 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. Senator Reid has been to the hospital and appreciates the support he and his family are receiving from Nevadans and his colleagues in the Senate."

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