Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized after fall

Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized after fall

Former President George H.W. Bush fell on Wednesday morning while at home in Kennebunkport, Maine, spokesman Jim McGrath told CNN.

He has a broken bone in his vertebrae in his neck but "it was not life threatening" McGrath said.

He is in a hospital in Portland, Maine, and is very stable. McGrath said he was never disoriented.

"We are not expecting a long stay," McGrath said.