Senator Marco Rubio was pulled out of Mitt Romney’s motorcade en route to a campaign event today after his daughter was involved in a car accident.

The Tampa Bay Times reports that 12-year-old Amanda Rubio was airlifted to Miami Children’s Hospital, where she is in stable condition.

Prayers and well-wishes came in quickly.

Rubio was scheduled to speak along with Senate candidate Connie Mack at a rally at Land O’ Lakes High School where a crowd of thousands had assembled.

Twitchy sends its best wishes to the Rubio family.


Even though the tweets calling for prayers were overwhelming in number, a handful just couldn’t put aside politics, even for a 12-year-old.



According to CNN contributor Ana Navarro, Amanda Rubio’s accident involved a golf cart.


Rebecca Sosa, a Miami-Dade County commissioner and friend of the Romney family, says that Amanda suffered a concussion but “she’s fine” and her family is by her side.