Secret Service officer hurt in SE crash; I-295 shut down
A portion of northbound Interstate 295 is shut down in Southeast as police investigate a motorcycle crash involving a Secret Service officer.
Police say the officer was hurt in the single-vehicle accident on northbound I-295 near the Malcolm X exit around 9:44 a.m. Friday, D.C. Fire reports.
DDOT says that two lanes of the highway are closed.
The officer is currently being evaluated by emergency personnel, and is a member of the Secret Service Uniformed Division.
Police have shut down the highway while a medical helicopter lands at the scene. Traffic delays are expected.
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