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Colorado Sen. Faith Winter hospitalized with head injury after bicycle accident

Aborton Trans Laws Colorado
Posted at 2:11 PM, Sep 20, 2023

DENVER — Colorado Sen. Faith Winter has been hospitalized after a bicycle accident Tuesday.

The associate majority leader was riding her bike to the State Capitol in the afternoon when she hit a curb in an attempt to avoid a large truck, according to a statement posted to her Twitter account.

Winter — who was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident — sustained a head injury and underwent surgery at UC Health to relieve pressure on her brain. Her friends and family said Winter is “recovering with a good prognosis.”

The statement thanked the staff at UC Health and urged bicyclists to wear a helmet.

“Please use this as a reminder to always wear a helmet and share the road with bicyclists,” the statement read.

Her fellow Democrats elected her to the position of the third-ranking Senate leader earlier this month.