78
      Wednesday
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      Thursday
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      Friday
      82 / 67

      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.{ }