WASHINGTON (AP) — Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman was handled at a hospital for a bruised shoulder after a automobile accident Sunday morning, in accordance with an announcement from his Senate workplace. He was launched from the hospital Sunday afternoon.

Fetterman, a Democrat, and his spouse Gisele had been “concerned in a automobile accident with one other driver,” the assertion mentioned, and had been each evaluated at an area hospital and discharged inside hours. The senator returned to his house in Braddock, Pennsylvania, and is anticipated to be again within the Senate for votes this week.

A spokeswoman for Fetterman, Carrie Adams, mentioned that the senator was driving the automobile and the accident was on Interstate 70 in Maryland. The situation of the opposite driver is unclear.

Fetterman, 54, suffered a stroke in May 2022 as he was campaigning for his seat. As a consequence, he nonetheless has some hassle talking fluidly and shortly processing spoken dialog, and he usually makes use of gadgets in congressional hearings and routine conversations to transcribe spoken phrases in actual time.