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.


Video and photographs of the area showed multiple emergency vehicles. No other details were immediately available.