The U.S. Secret Service tweets that the vehicle "did not breach the security barrier of the White House complex."
The agency adds that the female driver of the vehicle was "immediately apprehended."
UPDATE: The female driver of the vehicle was immediately apprehended by Secret Service Uniformed Division Officers.— U.S. Secret Service (@SecretService) February 23, 2018
UPDATE: No law enforcement personnel were injured during the incident involving a vehicle hitting a barrier near the White House.— U.S. Secret Service (@SecretService) February 23, 2018
Witnesses saw a commotion on the White House grounds as security officers responded.
President Donald Trump is hosting Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at the White House. Turnbull is remaining at the White House as the incident is being investigated.