Officer on Segway Hit by Van, Seriously Hurt

A police officer riding a Segway in Northwest D.C. was hit by a van Tuesday afternoon and seriously hurt, police say. 

The officer was riding in a marked crosswalk near North Capitol Street and Blair Road when she was hit about 12:30 p.m., police said. 

The officer was taken to a hospital, where she is recovering.

No information was available immediately on whether the driver was charged. 

Police closed off the area to investigate. It later reopened.

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