Secret Service Officer on Bike Struck by Car Near White House

A uniformed Secret Service officer was seriously injured after he was struck by a car while on his bicycle near the White House.

The crash happened just before 9 a.m. Thursday on 17th Street and New York Avenue NW. 

The 24-year-old Upper Marlboro, Maryland, man driving the car was charged with driving without a valid license.

The circumstances of the crash remain under investigation.

The officer was transported to the hospital in serious condition, but his injuries are not considered life-threatening, police said. 

A second person was taken to the hospital with a minor hand injury. 

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