White House On LOCKDOWN After Driver Barrels Through Security Gate

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Feb. 23 2018, Published 7:24 p.m. ET

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The White House is on lockdown following a driver's attempt to crash through the security gates Friday afternoon, has learned.

According to the Secret Service, a female driver struck a security barrier "near the White House at 17th & East."

The driver was apprehended and has been taken into custody.

Secret Service tells Radar exclusively, the White House remains on lockdown as "this is an on-going incident and certain security assets remain in place."

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Fortunately no one was injured during the incident and no shots were fired, the Secret Service said.

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