Sen. Isakson Hospitalized With Fractured Ribs After Fall

Jul 17, 2019

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) is in the hospital after falling in his D.C. apartment, according to a statement from his office. 

The 74-year-old suffered four fractured ribs Tuesday night, according to Amanda Maddox, his communications director.

On Twitter, Gov. Brian Kemp said "The Kemp Family asks Georgians across our great state to join them in praying for @SenatorIsakson’s swift recovery."

Here's the statement from Isakson's office:

“Senator Isakson was admitted to George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday night after falling in his apartment and suffering four fractured ribs. He is in pain, but resting and doing well. Senator Isakson looks forward to fully recovering and getting back to work for Georgians.”

This story will be updated as we learn more.