-- A U.S. Secret Service officer riding a motorcycle has been transported to a local hospital for evaluation with non-life threatening injuries, authorities said today.
The uniformed officer was struck by a vehicle close to the White House.
The officer, a member of the USSS uniformed division, was hit near the intersection of 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue in northwestern Washington, according to police.
The officer was transported in a medevac helicopter from the scene, a U.S. Park Police spokeswoman told ABC News.
Information about the other driver and the cause of the crash is still unknown.
The area was blocked off and closed to traffic.
This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.