According to recent reports, some sort of “suspicious” vehicle crashed into a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser near the Library of Congress around 2 p.m. Monday.
Officials say another car came close to hitting the cruiser before a second car crashed into the cruiser.
Police are currently investigating and have blocked off several roads. The officer suffered minor injuries.
Capitol Police is about to blow the back off of a suspicious vehicle pic.twitter.com/L929N27IMk
— Grayson Westmoreland (@graysonwest2017) July 17, 2017
Just in from Capitol Police on the suspicious vehicle on Independence Ave. pic.twitter.com/BdHgNCMT9i
— Andrew Desiderio (@desiderioDC) July 17, 2017
— Jack O'Brien (@imjackobrien) July 17, 2017
— Skyflower (@Skyflow3r) July 17, 2017
Re: suspicious vehicle on the Hill, here’s info from Capitol Police earlier: pic.twitter.com/vm3s53dTQR
— Emma Loop (@LoopEmma) July 17, 2017
We’ll update you as we find out more.