Update on Sen. Carmichael

Sen. Videt Carmichael

Jackson, Miss.
A local lawmaker remains in the hospital Thursday night, three days after a fall in Jackson.

Sen. Videt Carmichael of Meridian fell in the Jackson apartment where he lives during the legislative session.

Carmichael is in the intensive care unit at University Medical Center.

Fredie Carmichael said Thursday his father's condition has improved in the last 24 hours, but he could remain in ICU for up to a week.

Carmichael has represented east Mississippi in the state Senate since 2000.