The former U.S Representative and a retired Lt. Col. Allen West of Florida was involved in a motorcycle crash in Texas on Saturday. The former congressman was in stable condition after been airlifted to a hospital, according to a post on his Facebook page.
West’s wife, Angela Graham-West confirmed that the crash occurred outside Waco where he attended a rally on Saturday morning at the Texas Capitol that was focused on reopening the state amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Allen West, a Republican, moved from Florida to Texas after leaving Congress in 2013. He served one term and once called for then-President Barack Obama’s impeachment.
West is running for chair of the Republican Party of Texas.