NEW DETAILS: Former PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER rushed to the hospital in Cleveland!
The 39th President is said to be resting comfortably now after paramedics met Carter’s Delta airline flight upon landing.
Carter was transported via ambulance to Metro Health Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, after experiencing an an health issue on a flight to the city, an airport spokesperson confirmed.
It has now been revealed that Carter suffered acute stomach discomfort while still airborne.
The public information officer for Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, Jackie Hopkins, said Carter was rushed to the ER at approximately 11:30am.
He was due in Cleveland for a book signing event for his White House Diary. A Carter Center spokesperson said the tour would resume after Carter stayed in the hospital for observation.
updated: 1:30 PM EDT
first posted: 1240 PM EDT