06.11.2012 0

Secretary of Commerce John Bryson cited for a felony hit and run

Obama with Secretary of Commerce Nominee John Bryson

Obama with Secretary of Commerce John Bryson

UPDATE: Reports state that Bryson suffered a seizure at the time of the accident.

Details are still developing. But here is what we know via Politico:

Commerce Secretary John Bryson is under investigation for allegedly causing two traffic collisions with minutes of each other in San Gabriel, Calif., on Saturday – one of which is being treated as a felony hit and run. The Cabinet member was later found unconscious behind the wheel of his Lexus after the second accident and treated at a hospital for injuries, according to a joint statement from the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department and the San Gabriel police. There was no immediate comment on Monday morning from the Commerce Department.

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