Florida Governor and presidential candidate, Ron DeSantis, was involved in a car accident on Tuesday morning in Chattanooga, Tennessee. His press secretary,  Bryan Griffin released a statement detailing the events.

Griffin stated:

“This morning, the governor was in a car accident while traveling to an event in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He and his team are uninjured.”

“We appreciate the prayers and well wishes of the nation for his continued protection while on the campaign trail.”

The  Chattanooga Police Department also released a statement:

“The motorcade came up on slow traffic and the lead vehicle had to brake quickly, which caused a rear-end collision involving the other vehicles. All the vehicles involved were government vehicles accompanying Governor DeSantis and his team to his scheduled event,”

“Governor DeSantis was not hurt and continued on to the event. A female staffer did suffer a minor injury, but continued on to the event and was treated there,”

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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