UPDATE: 9:35 A.M. – Congressman Tim Reed released a statement early Friday morning stating that he suffered from an undiagnosed case of pneumonia.
“Thank you to everyone for their thoughts and prayers. After my evaluation by the doctors at George Washington University Hospital, it turns out I had a previously undiagnosed case of pneumonia. I will return to work on Monday.” – Tom Reed
UPDATE: 8:00 P.M. – New York Congressman Tom Reed has been released from the hospital Thursday evening after collapsing earlier in the day, according to his staff.
“After a thorough evaluation by the doctors at George Washington University Hospital, Tom was discharged with a prescription for a few days rest.”Will Reinert Communications Director for Rep. Tom Reed
UPDATE 3:15 p.m.: Congressman Reed was transported to George Washington University Hospital in “great condition.”
Reed’s office is not sure what happened, saying they are “leaving that up to the doctors.”
UPDATE 2:49 p.m.: Congressman Reed’s office has released the following statement.
“Tom is in good condition, responsive, and being checked out by medical personnel following today’s fall.”Will Reinert, Communications Director
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Rep. Tom Reed, who represents New York’s 23rd District in Congress, had a medical emergency in Washington, D.C.
He is currently being checked out by medical personnel, but it conscious and alert.
A Republican, Reed has represented the Southern Tier in Congress since 2010.
18 News will have more on Rep. Reed’s condition as information becomes available.