The U.S. Secret Service says a truck driver could have deliberately struck safety limitations close to the White Home late Monday.
There have been no accidents or ongoing hazard, stated Anthony Guglielmi, Secret Service chief of communications, in a Twitter assertion.
Secret Service officers detained the driving force of the field truck shortly earlier than 10 p.m. Monday after it collided with safety limitations on the north facet of Lafayette Sq., Guglielmi stated.
The motive force could have deliberately hit the safety limitations, he stated, citing the preliminary investigation. Costs towards the driving force will probably be filed by the U.S. Park Police, and the Secret Service will assist examine.
A Nazi flag was seized by authorities on the scene of the crash, based on Reuters, which cited witnesses and its personal photographer on the scene.
Reuters printed a picture of a purple Nazi flag with a swastika laid out on the ground by the U-Haul truck, together with different items of proof the information company stated was seized by authorities.
Roadways and pedestrian walkways had been briefly closed as legislation enforcement investigated the crash.