LAKE CHARLES – Four officers escorting President Donald Trump to a speech in Louisiana reportedly crashed on I-10 Tuesday afternoon.
A White Home reporter for Bloomberg reported the officers within the motorcade appeared to have been injured in the crash. The president’s car seemed to be unaffected.
I noticed 3 officers down on Interstate 10 close to Lake Charles as Trump motorcade headed to Hackberry.
One in grassy ditch, sitting up. One flat on his back on highway shoulder, bleeding. A third standing up, bleeding from his arm.
Our entire aspect of freeway was closed to visitors. pic.twitter.com/LAFvIlmwww
— Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs) May 14, 2019
The White House released a press release: “Motorbike officers from local regulation enforcement have been injured in an accident whereas touring with the President’s motorcade.”
The officers have been taken to a hospital for remedy and have been in secure situation, the White House stated.
The president’s motorcade was heading to Hackberry, where he was making a speech about jobs and power.