After the accident at the Fund-Raiser —ORLANDO, Fla. — Former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson crashed into a Lynx bus in downtown Orlando about noon Saturday.
Grayson was traveling to an upscale fundraising event for his Congressional campaign.
Authorities with the Orlando Police Department said the crash happened at Orange Avenue and Livingston Street.
Investigators said Grayson was driving a Mercedes, when he ran a red light and hit the bus.
Police and a campaign representative said Grayson and his passenger were not hurt. Two people aboard the bus claimed they suffered minor injuries and were taken to a hospital.
Authorities said the crash is under investigation, and it’s not known yet what type of citation or charges may be filed. . . . Featured guests included noted environmentalist Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., and actress Cheryl Hines. The suggested contribution for those attending was $1,000.
PINELLAS PARK — Former congressman Alan Grayson led off with a calm voice and a request for a prayer.
A change of heart by the liberal Democrat with a national reputation for caustic remarks? No chance.
“Dear Lord, thank God I’m a Democrat. And thank God I did not have to vote in the Republican presidential primary,” he told Pinellas County Democrats on Saturday night.
“They’re all a bunch of losers,” he said of the GOP hopefuls.
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