Two Olympians Injured in Car Accident
Two Olympians were injured over the weekend in Vancouver when the van they were riding in as part of Vice President Joe Biden's motorcade was involved in a minor accident.
Peggy Fleming, 61, who won a gold medal in figure skating in 1968, and Vonetta Flowers, who took home a gold medal in 2002 for bobsledding, suffered minor injuries, said Biden's spokesman, Jay Carney.
The women were traveling between Olympic events on Sunday in the same van. The vice president's car was not involved.
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Fleming and Flowers were checked out at a local hospital and released.
Later that night, they watched the pairs figure-skating from the front row with the vice president and his wife, Jill.