(CMR) Former Premier Wayne Panton was reportedly in an accident on Thursday, which left him with several broken ribs, Speaker of the House of Parliament Sir Alden McLaughlin revealed a short while ago during the opening of Parliament.
The accident reportedly happened at his home while he was changing a tire. He lost his balance and fell on his side, injuring his ribs.
Today is the official State Opening of the 2023-2024 Session of Parliament which includes the Throne Speech by Her Excellency Governor Jane Owen, as well as the Budget Address by the Premier and Minister for Finance, Education, District Administration & Lands, Hon. Juliana O’Connor-Connolly.