Onlookers gasped and Secret Service brokers swarmed as US President Joe Biden took a nasty tumble in a single day.
US President Joe Biden fell off his bike as he took a journey close to his vacation house in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware on Saturday, native time.
Secret Service brokers swarmed the 79-year-old and helped him get upright.
“I’m good, I’m good,” Mr Biden mentioned, telling pool reporters that he tumbled when one among his sneakers received caught in a toe cage on a pedal.
Mr Biden set off round 8:30am, surrounded by safety brokers, and tooled across the bike paths of Delaware Seashore State Park.
An hour later, he pulled away from his spouse Jill – who continued on alongside the trail – and cruised over to a bunch of about 30 curious locals who had gathered close to the press pool to observe him cross by.
“Happy Father’s Day,” a lady mentioned, as others clapped.
But the gang’s greetings turned to gasps because the President keeled over to his proper, falling on his elbow and his knee.
Agents scrambled to his assist, standing him up inside moments. No cuts or scrapes from the autumn have been seen, reporters mentioned.
Once he was vertical, Mr Biden briefly answered questions from reporters – after first joking that “I’m not going to talk to you on my vacation”.
He deflected a query on the gun management laws that seems to have stalled within the US Senate, and mentioned that he deliberate to talk with President Xi Jinping of China “soon” about lifting tariffs.
“I’m in the process of making up my mind,” he mentioned.
This story first appeared on The New York Post and has been republished with permission.