Ralph Hall, Oldest in US House, Hurt in Car Accident

91-year-old in serious condition: report
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Oct 4, 2014 5:35 PM CDT
In this April 11, 2014, file photo, Rep. Ralph Hall mingles with fellow military veterans.   (AP Photo/Will Weissert, File)

(Newser) – The oldest-ever serving member of the House of Representatives is in the hospital following a car accident. Rep. Ralph Hall of Texas, 91, is being treated in Plano, WFAA reports. He was reportedly riding in a vehicle when another hit it; afterward, he was airlifted to the hospital, and KXII reports he is in serious condition. No one else was injured in the accident, KXII notes. After losing a primary, Hall is due to leave Congress next year, WFAA reports. He was elected in 1980.

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