Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., took a fall on Thursday morning whereas out on a hike in Arizona, sending him to the hospital with an ankle damage after being rescued by firefighters, in line with an area information outlet.
Moran, Kansas’ junior senator, was mountain climbing on Camelback Mountain in Phoenix when he took a tumble on Thursday and injured his ankle, AZfamily reported. Photographs posted on-line confirmed the 65-year-old lawmaker being rescued by a few dozen firefighters from Phoenix who used a wheeled litter to maneuver Moran off the mountain.
Moran was taken to an area hospital for additional therapy, however his employees instructed native media that he was in good spirits and expects to return to Kansas on Friday to survey the harm attributable to latest tornados.
“Sen. Moran injured his ankle throughout a morning exercise. He’s in good spirits and extends his due to the Phoenix Fireplace Division for aiding him this morning,” a spokesperson for Moran stated in a press release despatched to Fox Information. “Sen. Moran seems ahead to resuming his work for Kansans tomorrow.”
The Republican lawmaker was in Arizona to satisfy with DEA brokers about border safety, however needed to cancel his conferences because of his damage, the report stated.