Two members of US Olympic Games Delegation injured in crash

February 15th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by BNO News  

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) — Two members of the official US Olympic Games Delegation were injured on Sunday when their van was involved in a minor accident in Vancouver, the White House said.

The accident happened on Sunday afternoon when their van, which was part of U.S. Vice President Biden’s motorcade, was traveling to an event. “Earlier this afternoon, a van in the Vice President’s motorcade carrying members of the official US Olympic Games Delegation was involved in a minor accident while traveling to an event,” said Jay Carney, the Communications Director for Biden.

Carney said the injured, who were identified as Peggy Fleming and Vonetta Flowers, were taken to a local hospital as a precaution. “They were both evaluated and have since been released.”

Neither Biden nor anyone else in his party were involved in the accident.

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