Los Angeles, CA — Governor Schwarzenegger is due to undergo non-emergency surgery at an undisclosed hospital in Los Angeles this morning after breaking his leg in a Sun Valley, Idaho Saturday skiing accident with his family.
According to the Associated Press the 59 year old Schwarzenegger will need cables and screws to secure the upper right thigh bone. The governor will be hospitalized for three days … he was admitted Christmas Day. The recovery process is expected to take up to eight weeks.
Lieutenant Governor Cruz Bustamante will serve as acting governor while Schwarzenegger is under anesthesia.
Schwarzenegger´ inauguration for his second term as governor is scheduled for January 5.