Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzThe CDC's Title 42 order fuels racism and undermines public health Ocasio-Cortez goes indoor skydiving for her birthday GOP rallies around Manchin, Sinema MORE added injury to insult Tuesday night, accidentally striking his wife in the head after telling supporters he was suspending his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination.

Concluding his speech following a devastating loss to Donald TrumpDonald TrumpMcAuliffe takes tougher stance on Democrats in Washington Democrats troll Trump over Virginia governor's race Tom Glavine, Ric Flair, Doug Flutie to join Trump for Herschel Walker event MORE in the Indiana primary, Cruz turned to hug wife, Heidi Cruz.

After pulling away and reaching for his father, Rafael Cruz, the Texas senator inadvertently elbowed Heidi, causing her to flinch in pain.

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The footage quickly went viral on social media: