Congresswoman 'all good' after car crushed by construction equipment

Congresswoman 'all good' after car crushed by construction equipment
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Rep. Marcy KapturMarcia (Marcy) Carolyn KapturAppropriators face crucial weekend to reach deal Congress races to beat deadline on shutdown Overnight Defense: Trump clashes with Macron at NATO summit | House impeachment report says Trump abused power | Top Dem scolds military leaders on Trump intervention in war crimes cases MORE (D-Ohio) said she is “all good” after her car was crushed by construction equipment on Wednesday. 

Kaptur said she was on her way back from dropping off vegetables from her garden to a local pantry when the incident occurred. 


She was driving in a single lane of a construction zone when a backhoe swung into her lane and smashed the driver’s side windshield of her car, according Cleveland 19

“Many thanks to all who have reached out. All good here,” Kaptur tweeted Wednesday evening. 

She added that she’ll be “back at it in the morning.”

Kaptur’s office had confirmed to Cleveland 19 that the congresswoman was examined at a local hospital as a precaution but is “doing well” and would be resuming her normal schedule in the morning. 

Kaptur also thanked the first responders from the Toledo Police and Fire departments who offered immediate assistance, her office said in a statement to the local outlet.