A SECRET service agent and a protester have been injured after the demonstrator reportedly jumped in front of a motorcade near the White House. The
A SECRET service agent and a protester have been injured after the demonstrator reportedly jumped in front of a motorcade near the White House.
The diplomatic vehicle hit a demonstrator at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and 17th Street NW, just a two minute walk away from the White House.
Other sources suggested it was a Chinese motorcade that was involved in the crash.
The secret service statement reads: “On Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at approximately 12:55 pm, near 17th and F Streets NW, U.S. Secret Service Uniformed Division Officers arrested one individual for Crossing a Police Line and Assault on a Police Officer after they attempted to impeded the progress of vehicular traffic in a temporarily secured area.
“The individual will be transported to MPD 2D for processing.”
Pictures from the scene show law enforcement closing off the street on which the crash took place.
More to follow…