Jones on Life Support
Updated: 1:14 p.m.
Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones suffered a massive aneurysm and was on life support Wednesday morning at Huron Hospital, Cleveland television station WOIO is reporting.
She was found unconscious behind the wheel of her car Tuesday night, according to local news reports.
Cleveland police tried to pull her speeding car over before it veered off the road into a field, WOIO reported.
Tubbs Jones’ office released a statement Wednesday afternoon that said the Congresswoman’s condition has stabilized and she is receiving the best care available.
Joyce Persaud, spokeswoman for Huron Hospital, said she could not comment on the five-term Democrats condition, pending instructions from the Congresswomans family.
Jones, chairwoman of the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct, was set to attend the Democratic National Convention as a superdelegate. She had been an outspoken supporter of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y.) before endorsing Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.) after Clinton dropped out.