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Update: Attorney General expected to be released from hospital Thursday

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UPDATE: Officials in Buddy Caldwell's office tell KNOE 8 News the Attorney General is expected to be released from the hospital today (Thursday).

Caldwell was involved in a single vehicle accident around 7:00 a.m. Wednesday and was taken to Madison Parish Hospital with what are said to be minor injuries.

KNOE ERRONEOUSLY REPORTED WEDNESDAY IN OUR 5:00 P.M. NEWSCAST THAT ALCOHOL WAS A FACTOR, BUT STATE POLICE CONFIRMED THAT IT WAS NOT A FACTOR IN THE ACCIDENT.

KNOE APOLOGIZES AND REGRETS THIS ERROR IN REPORTING.

State police also say Caldwell told investigators he was feeling nauseous just before the wreck and may have passed out.

Previous Report:

UPDATE: A spokesperson in Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office tells KNOE 8 News the AG will stay in the hospital overnight, following what are said to be minor injuries he received in a car accident.

Previous Report:

TALLULAH, La. (KNOE 8 News) — Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is being examined at Madison Parish Hospital following a minor, single car traffic accident around 7:00 AM Wednesday morning.

His office reports that he is alert and is fine.

Doctors are running tests as a precaution. We expect him to be released later today.

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