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Marco Rubio rushed from campaign trail following daughter’s vehicle accident

http://twitter.com/#!/MarcACaputo/status/262325837947367425

Senator Marco Rubio was pulled out of Mitt Romney’s motorcade en route to a campaign event today after his daughter was involved in a car accident.

[email protected]mittromney motorcade stopped so Senator Marco Rubio could depart to for Miami, where his daughter was in a car accident

— Anita Kumar (@anitakumar01) October 27, 2012

Rubio left Romney motorcade to be with 12 yr old daughter, in car acc. We saw him get into police car. Headed back to Miami. #campaign2012

— Peter King (@PeterKingCBS) October 27, 2012

Romney motorcade stopped to let Rubio climb into waiting patrol car so he can head back to Miami to be with his daughter.

— Emily Friedman (@EmilyABC) October 27, 2012

PHOTO Sen Marco Rubio on phone after Romney motorcade stopped. Daughter earlier involved in vehicle accident via @ap twitter.com/CharlesDharapa…

— Charles Dharapak (@CharlesDharapak) October 27, 2012

The Tampa Bay Times reports that 12-year-old Amanda Rubio was airlifted to Miami Children’s Hospital, where she is in stable condition.

Prayers and well-wishes came in quickly.

Praying MT @marcacaputo: Marco Rubio’s daughter was involved in a car accident. She is in stable condition. Rubio’s en route

— Brandi Brown (@brandibrown) October 27, 2012

Saying a prayer for Senator Rubio’s daughter.

— Kristy Campbell (@kristymcampbell) October 27, 2012

Prayers, best wishes for Marco Rubio’s daughter. Hope she’s ok…

— buffalo_girl (@buffalo_girl) October 27, 2012

PRAYING FOR THE RUBIO FAMILY! → Marco Rubio’s daughter injured in car accident tampabay.com/blogs/the-buzz… via @tb_times

— Chidike Okeem (@VOICEOFCHID) October 27, 2012

Rubio was scheduled to speak along with Senate candidate Connie Mack at a rally at Land O’ Lakes High School where a crowd of thousands had assembled.

HUGE crowd awaiting arrival of #Romney in Land O Lakes. Local press still tired and hungry… twitter.com/amillernews/st…

— Anthony Miller (@amillernews) October 27, 2012

Twitchy sends its best wishes to the Rubio family.

Update:

Even though the tweets calling for prayers were overwhelming in number, a handful just couldn’t put aside politics, even for a 12-year-old.

@thefix so…the wreck that Rubio’s daughter is involved in is a bigger deal than the wreck Rubio is in

— Hershell Bryant (@Hershell_Bryant) October 27, 2012

Marco Rubio’s daughter is not more important than someone else’s. Move on. No one cares.

— Damien 3.0 (@damienbowman) October 27, 2012

@marcorubio @mittromney SO great that GOD punished you 4 your lies: Marco Rubio’s daughter involved in car accident in Miami. FYI STOP LYING

— Kali(@Kali4niadazed) October 27, 2012

God’s plan? Rubio’s daughter hospitalized after accident. bit.ly/U5LgcE

— Richard Louis (@CitywideMSVP) October 27, 2012

@jessktaylor fuck Marco Rubio

— Doobie Bryant (@purpngold305) October 27, 2012

Marco Rubio i wish you and your family the best of luck, BUT i bet this wouldn’t have happened if you were on the right team..

— Mitch Boulay (@Mitchy_b_) October 27, 2012

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Update:

According to CNN contributor Ana Navarro, Amanda Rubio’s accident involved a golf cart.

Update:

Rebecca Sosa, a Miami-Dade County commissioner and friend of the Romney family, says that Amanda suffered a concussion but “she’s fine” and her family is by her side.

While visiting with classmates, Amanda Rubio was a passenger on golf cart involved in a collision in a private gated community [email protected]alexconant

— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) October 28, 2012

“She was airlifted to Miami Children’s Hospital with a head injury. She has been admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. “

— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) October 28, 2012

“She is in fair condition.”

— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) October 28, 2012

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/10/27/marco-rubio-rushed-from-campaign-trail-following-daughters-car-accident/

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