The good news out of Michigan is that State Rep. Tim Brown’s (R-Crawfordsville) is stable after a serious motorcycle crash on Wednesday in Michigan.
Indiana Speaker of the House Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis), issued a release Thursday. “Tim remains in critical but stable condition. The next few days are going to be very important. Tim’s wife, Jane, and his daughters are with him, and he is receiving extraordinary care. The family is overwhelmed by the outpouring of support and prayers for Tim’s quick recovery. Please continue to pray for him, his family, Representative Speedy and all those involved. I also ask that we all continue to respect the family’s privacy during this challenging time.”
Brown, the Indiana State Representative for District 41 which includes Montgomery, Boone and Tippecanoe counties, was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in northern Michigan Wednesday.
The Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) said that Brown was in a medically induced coma in an Ann Arbor, Mich. hospital following the crash. According to reports, the accident happened near the entrance to the Mackinac Bridge when an SUV pulled out in front of Brown. Brown, a known motorcycle enthusiast, was thrown from the motorcycle. He was reported wearing a helmet.
Brown has served the Legislature in a variety of ways including the important chair of the Ways and Means Committee. He has also been appointed as chairman of the Public Health Committee and the Statutory Committee on Ethics. He has served on multiple committees: Education, Rules and Legislative Procedures, Family, Children, and Human Affairs and the Statutory Committee on Interstate and International Cooperation.
Throughout his tenure as a representative, Rep. Brown has worked on numerous legislative initiatives, many of which included topics on healthcare.