The driver of a U-Haul truck was taken into custody Monday night after crashing into security barriers near the White House, according to officials.
The truck crashed into a barrier on the north side of Lafayette Square at around 10 p.m. Monday night, according to Secret Service spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi.
“Shortly before 10:00 p.m. Monday, Secret Service Uniformed Division officers detained the driver of a box truck after the vehicle collided with security barriers on the north side of Lafayette Square at 16th Street,” Guglielmi said in a statement.
There were no injuries to any Secret Service or White House personnel, Guglielmi said.
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The cause and manner of the crash are under investigation.
Metropolitan police remain at the scene.
Roads and pedestrian walkways near the crash site were closed as officials conduct a suspicious package investigation, D.C. Fire and EMS said in a statement.
D.C. Fire and EMS were dispatched to the scene at around 9:40 p.m.
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K9 units were seen searching around the truck, according to WUSA9.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.