The president of the United States, Joe Biden, suffered a bicycle accident while walking in Delaware, where he spends the weekend with his wife. The 79-year-old lost his footing as he stopped to greet several neighbors, but members of the Secret Service quickly helped him.
«I’m fine«, the president told reporters after being helped to get up.
«My foot got stuck«, he clarified.
President Joe Biden falls over on his bike this morning in Rehoboth. pic.twitter.com/ZzFxioRKnb
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The president quickly pulled himself together and spent several minutes chatting with people who had gathered to watch him ride his bike. Biden did not require medical attention and is doing well, according to a White House statement.
«As the president said, his foot was caught in the pedal when he got off the bike and he is fine. He does not need medical attention. The president will spend the rest of the day with his family«, an official told the newspaper press.
The accident occurred during a morning bike ride that Biden took with his wife, Jill Biden, in Rehoboth Beach, where they enjoy the weekend.