THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

Peggy Fleming hurt in Biden motorcade crash

VANCOUVER – Former U.S. Olympians Peggy Fleming and Vonetta Flowers were slightly injured Sunday in a collision involving the van they were riding in as part of Vice President Joe Biden’s motorcade, Biden’s office said.

NBC News reported that the collision occurred about 2:15 p.m. south of downtown Vancouver.

A statement from Jay Carney, Biden’s communications director, said that the van was carrying members of the official U.S. Olympic delegation to an event, and that Fleming and Flowers sustained minor injuries and were taken to a hospital as a precaution. They were evaluated and released, the statement said.

Read more: MSNBC

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February 15, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | ,

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