Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., said she and her husband. Were hospitalized Friday night after being hit by. A car in Portland, according to her spokeswoman.
Natalie Crofts, director of communications for Bonamici.
Said in a statement shared on Twitter. That the lawmaker Struck and her husband, Michael Simon. Were walking down a street after leaving an event.
Portland police said a woman, Bonamici, and her husband “slowed down and knocked them over.”
A police spokesman said the woman remained at the scene. Cooperated with investigators and showed no signs of impairment. No arrests or citations were issued.
. And Simon was treated for minor injuries. Crofts said.
“The congresswoman is expected to make a full recovery.
. And other public events in Clatsop and Tillamook counties today. While she recovers,” Crofts added.
Bonamici was first elected to represent Oregon’s 1st Congressional District. –Which includes Washington, Yamhill, Clatsop. And Columbia Struck counties as well as parts of Multnomah County – in a 2012 special election. He recently won re-election in the November midterms. Defeating his Republican challenger Chris Mann.
The lawmaker is a leader of the Education and Labor Committee. And chairman of the Civil Rights and Human Services Subcommittee.