LDS Church
President Daniel Bingham and his wife, Donna Bingham, have served in the Australia Sydney South Mission since July. Bingham broke his neck in a serious bicycle accident on Wednesday, February 14, 2018.

SALT LAKE CITY — A Mormon mission president broke his neck Wednesday in a bicycle accident in Australia.

"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," said Daniel Woodruff, a spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. "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."

The Binghams are from Helena, Montana.

President Bingham, 58, is the former chief executive officer and president of Helena College University of Montana.