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White House on alert after vehicle strikes nearby security barrier, CNN reports

WASHINGTON D.C. — The White House is on high alert Friday morning after secret service agents confirmed a vehicle crashed into on of its security barriers, CNN confirmed.

A passenger vehicle hit a security barrier near the White House on Friday, according to the Secret Service, though it didn’t breach the secure complex that surrounds the executive mansion.

The Secret Service said the driver of the vehicle was female and was immediately apprehended by uniformed officers.

The incident occurred at 17th and E streets NW in Washington, on the west side of the White House complex. A number of emergency units can be seen parked now along the street.

President Donald Trump is at the White House, having just completed talks and a news conference with his Australian counterpart.

This is a developing story.