The daughter of Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has been released from the hospital and is recovering at home after being injured over the weekend in a golf-cart accident in a private gated community, according to a statement from the senator’s office.
"Amanda Rubio is home this morning after being released from Miami Children's Hospital Sunday evening. She is recuperating from a concussion. Her condition has stabilized and should improve in the coming days. Her prognosis is good and she is expected to make a full recovery,” the statement said.
Rubio and his wife, Jeanette, said they were “grateful for the many messages of support and prayers for their daughter. And grateful to the Miami-Dade Fire Department and the staff at the Pediatric Trauma Center at Miami Children's Hospital for their excellent care."
On Saturday, 12-year-old Amanda Rubio was airlifted to Miami Children’s Hospital after she suffered a concussion in the accident, Rubio family friend Miami-Dade Commissioner Rebeca Sosa said.
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Rubio was notified of the accident after coming off stage Saturday while campaigning with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in Kissimmee. Rubio left the campaign trail to return to Miami.