Mar 9, 2019 - Politics & Policy

Car crashes near presidential motorcade in Alabama

President Trump and wife Melania Trump stand next to a woman in front of rubble from a tornado in Alabama.

Donald and Melania Trump tour tornado-affected areas in Beauregard, Alabama. Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

A vehicle crashed into an Alabama freeway divider on Friday as President Trump's motorcade drove on the other side of Interstate 85, CNN reports.

What's happening: The presidential motorcade was not harmed and did not slow down as the crash took place a few yards away. The out-of-control vehicle was prevented from crossing the median by protective barriers. The Alabama Highway Patrol and local police are investigating the crash but have not made any comments. Per CNN, the Secret Service said they were "not immediately aware of the incident."

Go deeper: Watch a bystander's recording of the incident on CNN.

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