White House on Lockdown After Vehicle Hits Nearby Security Barrier (UPDATED)

A vehicle hit a security barrier near the White House this afternoon.

The Secret Service tweeted updates on the incident and said the driver has been taken into custody:

Per multiple reports the White House is on lockdown. You can watch Fox News’ breaking report above.

UPDATE –– 6:08 pm ET: The Secret Service handled the situation and the President appeared to thank them for it on Twitter:

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