A uniformed Secret Service agent was transported to the hospital Tuesday with non-life-threatening injuries after he was involved in a car accident in the near Vice-President Mike Pence’s home, the officials said.
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The officer was hit around 11:35 a.m. on the corner of 34th St. & Mass Ave NW, Washington, DC, while riding in a Secret Service vehicle, the Secret Service tweeted from her official Twitter account.
In a second tweet, the agency confirmed that the officer’s injuries were not life-threatening and that the Metropolitan Police Department, which also responded to the crash, was carrying out an investigation into the accident.
The D. C. fire department originally said the officer was in serious condition and had a possible leg injury, The Washington Post reported.
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Pence was not at home at the time of the crash, according to The Hill. The vice-president went to Alabama on Tuesday for a meeting with the National Space Council.