SARASOTA, FL (WSFA) - Former Alabama Governor Bob Riley was released from a Florida hospital Friday after his doctors gave approval.
Riley had been transported earlier in the week from a Fairbanks, Alaska hospital to a Sarasota, Florida hospital for treatment closer to his vacation home.
The Riley's have owned a coastal condominium in the Sarasota area for approximately 30 years, and family members had been vacationing there when Riley wrecked his motorcycle on a slick road in Alaska.
Doctors agreed that it was best for Governor Riley to continue his recovery at the family vacation home in Florida where he is able to get much-needed, uninterrupted rest.
Riley stayed in the Intensive Care Unit for an extended period of time following the crash. He suffered several broken ribs and a punctured lung.
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