Florida congressman Steube injured in accident at home

FILE - Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., holds photos from the Jan. 6, attack on the Capitol as he questions Attorney General Merrick Garland during a House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing of the Department of Justice on Oct. 21, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Greg Nash/Pool via AP, File) (Greg Nash, The Hill)

SARASOTA, Fla. – A Florida congressman was injured in an accident at his home Wednesday afternoon, his office said.

U.S. Rep. Greg Steube's office released a short statement saying that he had been involved in an accident on his property and had sustained several injuries. The statement didn't include details about the injuries or how serious they were.

“We will provide additional updates when possible,” the statement said. “Please pray for the Congressman and his family.”

Steube was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2018 and just began his third term. The Republican represents all of Sarasota and Charlotte counties and part of Lee County.