Then, a second vehicle crashed into the cruiser, Fox News was told. A “suspicious vehicle” rammed into a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser Monday afternoon near the Library of Congress, according to officials who said later there was no nexus to terrorism.
The driver of the second vehicle was injured and taken to the hospital.
Apparently the trunk flipped open, and promptly closed and locked again — which is why USCP had to blow the trunk open a second time.
The incident began when a car being driven erratically came close to hitting the cruiser parked at its post along Independence Avenue.
according to Capitol Police investigate at the scene of an incident in March in which a Capitol Police officer fired shots at a woman who rammed a police cruiser.
Malecki said the driver and a Capitol Police officer were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
The District of Columbia alert system sent a notice at 3:45 that some surrounding streets remained closed, including 2nd Street, from East Capitol Street to C Street SE.
(Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)By ANDREW BREINER and BRIDGET BOWMAN, CQ Roll CallA Capitol Police officer sustained minor injuries Monday after a car crashed into a USCP vehicle near the Library of Congress.
A Capitol Police spokeswoman said there is currently no evidence that the incident was related to terrorism.
‘Suspicious’ Car Crashes Into Capitol Police Cruiser, Injuring Officer
according to Police ‘Disrupt’ Trunk of Suspicious Car With ExplosionPolice access the trunk of a suspicious car on Capitol Hill with an explosion.
A bomb technician examined and cleared the car, Capitol Police said.
Second Street SE was closed between East Capitol Street and C Street.
A U.S. Capitol Police officer suffered minor injuries when a car crashed into his cruiser and a barrier Monday morning near the Library of Congress and U.S. Capitol Building.
In March 2016, a Capitol Police officer shot and injured a man who brought a weapon into the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center.
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