Former FBI Director Louis Freeh Hospitalized after Vermont Car Crash

Monday, 25 Aug 2014 11:51 PM

 

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Former FBI Director Louis Freeh was hospitalized Monday with serious injuries sustained in a car crash in Vermont, law enforcement officials said.

Freeh, who headed the FBI from 1993 to 2001, was airlifted to a hospital in New Hampshire following the early morning crash on a highway near the town of Barnard, Vermont State Police said.

Freeh's SUV drove off the east side of the roadway, striking a mail box, a row of shrubs, and finally coming to rest on the side of a tree, police said in a statement.

No other vehicles were involved and no other injuries reported.

Freeh, 64, was wearing a seatbelt, police said.

"The thoughts and prayers of the entire FBI remain with former director Freeh and his family tonight," the agency's current director, James B. Comey, said in a statement.

Freeh was recovering at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire, according to state police. Hospital officials said they could not confirm his admittance nor comment on his condition.

Since leaving the FBI, Freeh, an attorney, has led an internal investigation into the Penn State University sex abuse scandal and also served as a trustee for collapsed brokerage MF Global Holdings Ltd.

Last year, he was appointed to investigate alleged misconduct by a lawyer involved in making payments to settle claims by people and businesses affected by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.

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