Sen. Joe Manchin says his wife Gayle is in “stable condition” Tuesday following her involvement in a car accident in Alabama. 

“On Monday, my wife Gayle and her colleague Guy Land were involved in a car accident on the way from the airport to the hotel in Birmingham, Alabama, for an Appalachian Regional Commission event that was planned for today,” the West Virginia Democrat said in a statement. 

“Both were admitted to UAB Hospital and are receiving excellent care,” he continued. “She remains in stable condition but will stay there for a couple of days for precautionary measures.” 

Joe Manchin and Gayle Manchin

Sen. Joe Manchin and Gayle Manchin arrive to attend a state dinner in honor of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted by President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden at the White House on June 22, 2023. (Ting Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images)


Manchin added, “We want to thank the first responders who answered the call and were on-site to provide assistance and support. 

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