Congressman John Tierney's Wife Injured In Car Accident
Campaign manager says Patrice Tierney was hit by another car.
Patrice Tierney, the wife of Congressman John Tierney (D-6th District) was injured this morning when she was involved in a car accident, according to published reports.
Congressman Tierney was spotted by reporters just past noon on Tuesday, helping his wife to a waiting car after she had been treated for injuries at Beverly Hospital, according to an article published on bostonherald.com.
Matt Robinson, Tierney's campaign manager was quoted as saying Mrs. Tierney had been struck by another vehicle.
Congressman Tierney is engaged in a tight battle for re-election against GOP challenger Richard Tisei. The Tierney campaign has been dogged by allegations that he knew more than he has told regarding an illegal gambling operation involving his wife, her brother and other family members.