Collins fell on ice at her home in Bangor, according to a member of her staff.
Maine’s senior U.S. senator apparently remains in good spirits. She invoked New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who is injured, in the post.
“Due to a slip on the ice, both Rob Gronkowski and I will be on Injured Reserve for the playoffs,” Collins wrote in the post. “My ankle was broken in two places, but thanks to a successful surgery at St. Joseph Hospital with Dr. Jacob Brooks and his team, I am on the road to recovery.”