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Assemblyman Mike Feuer hospitalized following car crash

Assemblyman Mike Feuer was hospitalized Monday after his car was struck by a truck that allegedly ran a red light. His campaign consultant says he will remain in the hospital for the next few days.
Assemblyman Mike Feuer was hospitalized Monday after his car was struck by a truck that allegedly ran a red light. His campaign consultant says he will remain in the hospital for the next few days. Courtesy Mike Feuer

State Assemblyman Mike Feuer, D-Los Angeles,  was hospitalized Monday after the car he was driving was hit by a truck, according to his political consultant. 

The assemblyman was driving a Toyota Prius on his way to L.A. County District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s swearing-in ceremony when another driver ran a red light and crashed into his car.

“Mr. Feuer did not sustain any life-threatening injuries. However, he will stay in the hospital for the new few days,” said consultant John Shallman. “Mr. Feuer is expected to make a full and speedy recovery. The Feuer family thanks the media and public for respecting their privacy.”

No other details on the crash were immediately available.

Feuer is a candidate for Los Angeles city attorney. He will face incumbent City Attorney Carmen Trutanich in the March primary. He previously served on the Los Angeles City Council. 

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