State Rep. Matt Dowling, R-Fayette, at a 2018 even with current House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff. (House GOP photo)
A western Pennsylvania Republican state representative is in “serious but stable” condition, according to a caucus spokesperson, after getting into a car accident on Wednesday night.
State Rep. Matt Dowling, a third term state representative from Fayette County, was in the accident on his way to a caucus political event, House Republican spokesperson Jason Gottesman told the Capital-Star.
After the accident, Dowling was taken to Lancaster General Hospital and treated for significant trauma, Gottesman said in a statement.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with Rep. Dowling, his wife and two young sons as he and they deal with his injuries,” he added.
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