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Katie Arrington is leaving the hospital after injured in crash
GOP congressional candidate Katie Arrington was seriously injured after a wrong-way car crash.
Republican congressional candidate Katie Arrington is ready to beat back the campaign after surviving a horrific head-on collision – and despite their severe injuries, says a lot more would break”, as in a car accident”.
“I can’t explain why I lived. If someone does not believe in God, look at me,” Arrington Fox News in a phone interview on Wednesday. “I think Washington is my calling.”
“I can’t explain why I lived. If someone does not believe in God, look at me.’
Congress Candidate Katie Arrington
Arrington was in the background, only a few days after the occupation of an upset primary victory over Rep. Mark Sanford last month in South Carolina, pushed by the accident. But she is now out of the hospital and wants to. back on the trail in the next week with fundraisers and meeting with supporters
Arrington, now with a red, white and blue hard cast on her left leg, told Fox News that their campaign “back on the road.”
A photo of the South Carolina GOP congressional candidate Katie Arrington ‘ s new cast, pulled in stars and stripes.
Speaking from their home, the candidate said she broke both feet in the crash, “demolished” their second vertebra in the back, lost most of her intestine, lost her right colon and broken, your aorta.
“I bled out my aorta. I said no neurological damage, and not a scratch on my face,” Arrington.
Arrington was in the accident at the end of June, while in a car with a friend. The driver of the other vehicle died.
This is a photo of state Rep. Katie Arrington was taken, on the day after the head-on collision.
Arrington suffered a fracture in his back, several broken ribs and other injuries that required her to have surgery. They ceiling also sustained small bowel injury and was bleeding from her belly.
“We both have a lot of things wrong with us. But we are both able to go. We both have no neurological damage. The woman we died on impact,” Arrington said. “There is no reason why we. Other than God. Other than God.”
The accident occurred just a few days after she won the Republican primary for the 1. Choice circle beat Sanford with the help of an endorsement from President Trump. Now, Arrington’s campaign has now opened a “completely renovated” campaign office.
“We are ready said to go, and we have not stopped,” Arrington. “We will organize a number of different fundraising activities start next week, and I will get back to you, that the GOP-meeting—but I will on wheels. I’m not going to go.”
While Arrington was recovering in the hospital, she said she received an “outpouring” of support from Republicans on Capitol Hill, including house majority whip Steve Scalise, R-La., who was seriously injured in the filming of a congressional baseball practice in the last year.
Arrington said that Reps. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, and Mark Meadows, R-N. C., Sen. Tim Scott, R-S. C., and even Vice-President Pence have sent their support and prayers and also flowers.
This photo was taken by Arrington with your grandchildren, six days after the accident.
“My kids call me the terminator. You can’t simply break to me. There is a lot more than a car accident to me would be,” she said.
Arrington Democratic opponent, Joe Cunningham, suspended his own campaign, while she recovers—a decision that earned him praise from South Carolina Republicans, including Scott.
He said his family was “lifting you and your family in prayer.”
Arrington, though, said he had “no other choice”, he “immediately went back to the election campaign”, when you transfer from the intensive care unit.
A spokesman for Cunningham did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.
“God bless you, Cunningham. Give it all you got honey,” Arrington said. “No one wants to Pelosi, and now they are the party of Maxine Waters. Good Luck.”
She added: “November is a heartbeat away.”
Brooke Singman is a political Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter at @Brooke FoxNews.