KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — UPDATE (8/28/2022): Tennessee Rep. Tim Burchett shared on social media that his daughter was released from East Tennessee's Children's Hospital after 16 days.
The congressman thanked the staff of East Tennessee Children's Hospital. Burchett's daughter was checked into the ICU for broken ribs and a broken wrist as well as other internal injuries.
ORIGINAL: U.S. Tennessee Rep. Tim Burchett's daughter had a horse-related accident on Friday, according to a Tweet by Burchett.
Burchett said she has five broken ribs, a broken wrist and some internal injuries. The family is hoping she is released from intensive care soon.
The Burchett family is asking for prayers at this time.