Vehicle strikes White House barrier: Secret Service
A woman was apprehended for driving into a barrier near the White House in Washington, DC., according to the U.S. Secret Service.
A vehicle hit a security barrier near the White House in Washington, DC., according to the U.S. Secret Service.
"An individual driving a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier near the White House at 17th & E," the U.S. secret service tweeted at 3:30 p.m. Friday. The vehicle did not breach the security barrier of the White House complex, the agency said, and no law enforcement personnel were injured during the incident. A woman was immediately apprehended after hitting the barrier.
The White House was on lockdown after the incident, the AP reported.
UPDATE: The female driver of the vehicle was immediately apprehended by Secret Service Uniformed Division Officers.— U.S. Secret Service (@SecretService) February 23, 2018
Video and photographs of the area showed multiple emergency vehicles. No other details were immediately available.