LDS Mission President Suffers Broken Neck After Bike Accident

On Friday, February 16, the Church released the following statement about Daniel J. Bingham, a mission president who was injured in a bike accident:

“On Wednesday morning, Daniel J. Bingham, president of the Australia Sydney South Mission, was involved in a serious bicycle accident and suffered a broken neck. He has undergone surgery and is currently in intensive care at a local hospital. President Bingham and his wife, Donna, have been serving since July 2017. They have four adult children. The family is grateful for prayers on their behalf at this difficult time.”

President Bingham was called as a mission president in 2017. He and his wife's bios on lds.org read:

Daniel James Bingham, 57, and Donna Jean Anderson Bingham, four children, Helena 3rd Ward, Helena Montana Stake: Australia Sydney South Mission, succeeding President Darrell K. Back and Sister Mary Ann Back. Brother Bingham serves as a stake president and is a former high councilor, ward Young Men president, seminary teacher, ward mission leader, and missionary in the Australia Melbourne Mission. Chief executive officer and president, Helena College University of Montana. Born in Eureka, California, to Vernon Ray Bingham and Anna Lois Echols Bingham.
Sister Bingham serves as a ward Young Women presidency counselor and is a former ward Young Women and Primary president, ward Relief Society presidency counselor, and seminary teacher. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, to Lyman Peter Anderson and Dorene Chipman Anderson.
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