Kamala Harris involved in minor car accident dismissed as 'mechanical failure': Report

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What REALLY happened successful Foggy Bottom tunnel? Kamala Harris is progressive successful DC car mishap and attended to by medics aft Secret Service operator 'overcorrected' and deed curb (but blamed it connected 'mechanical failure')

  • Nobody was injured and Harris' introspection by medic unit seems a precaution 
  • It occurred precocious connected Monday greeting successful DC's Foggy Bottom neighborhood 
  • The insignificant mishap happened erstwhile her motorcade operator was overcorrecting 

By Elizabeth Elkind, Politics Reporter For Dailymail.Com

Published: 13:17 BST, 6 October 2022 | Updated: 13:57 BST, 6 October 2022

Vice President Kamala Harris was reportedly progressive successful a insignificant car mishap earlier this week that had not been publically disclosed until Wednesday evening.

Her motorcade deed a curb with capable unit to disable 1 of the car's wheels precocious connected Monday morning, the Washington Post reported.

Nobody was injured and Harris reportedly was transferred to different conveyance and continued her route. The vice president was traveling to the White House astatine the time.

She had reportedly been examined by medics erstwhile she arrived astatine the White House who confirmed Harris was fine. 

The incidental was seemingly archetypal described arsenic a 'mechanical failure' to elder Secret Service officials but they were told the afloat communicative aboriginal successful person.

The operator of her car had overcorrected astatine a passageway successful the Washington, DC vicinity of Foggy Bottom.

Initially describing the incidental arsenic a 'mechanical failure' was a portion of modular protocol, the Post reported, but the outlet besides notes that caller Secret Service caput Kimberly Cheatle 'confided to allies that she was disturbed by the inaccuracy of the alert related to the Harris accident.'

Cheatle was 'relieved to get the fuller relationship aboriginal that day,' the study stated based connected an anonymous witness. 

A TikTok idiosyncratic recorded video connected Monday greeting of what appears to person been the roadworthy mishap Vice President Kamala Harris was progressive in

Nobody was injured successful the reported incident, which occurred successful Washington, DC's Foggy Bottom neighborhood 

DailyMail.com has reached retired to the US Secret Service and the vice president's bureau for further comment.

Secret Service spokesman Anthony Guglielmi told the Post, 'During a protective question Monday, a conveyance successful a motorcade had a insignificant overcorrection and struck a curb.'

'The protectee was transferred to a secondary vehicle, and the motorcade continued to its destination. There were nary injuries to anyone,' helium said.

The spokesperson explained the peculiar statement of a 'mechanical failure' was lone successful agents' archetypal written connection of the incidental and that Secret Service leaders were aboriginal briefed successful conversation.

'Initial vigor postulation indicated this was a mechanical failure, and that was communicated to bureau enactment by unit supporting the motorcade movement,' Guglielmi told the Post.

Harris was examined by medics upon accomplishment astatine the White House who reportedly determined she was fine

'After the protective question was completed, enactment was verbally updated with further pertinent facts that the conveyance struck a curb.' 

A newsman from Yeshiva World News posted a purported TikTok video of the insignificant clang connected Twitter earlier this week, calling it a 'strange incident.'

It shows respective achromatic SUVs stopped astatine the entranceway of a passageway portion sirens tin beryllium heard successful the inheritance - though it's not wide if they are related. 

While the video is changeable from excessively acold distant to marque retired immoderate wide details, the idiosyncratic signaling seems definite that they spot the vice president extracurricular of the car that had deed the curb.

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