Four officers in Trump motorcade involved in crash

Andrew Cummings
May 16, 2019

Authorities say several motorcycle escort officers crashed Tuesday (May 14) during President Donald Trump's motorcade in Louisiana, but the motorcade itself was not involved.

Lake Charles police and the White House said in separate statements that three officers were involved. The unidentified officer suffered from an arm injury and also lost some teeth.

According to reports by journalists traveling with the president, the accident involved 2 bikers in the convoy and some officers reportedly sustained varying forms of minor injuries.

Trump's motorcade continued on route to the Cameron LNG Export Terminal in Hackberry, where he arrive a little bit late and will tour the facility Afterward, he is scheduled to give a speech about American energy policy.

According to USA Today, the officers injured in the accident were from the Westlake Police Department, Sulfur Police Department, and the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office. Even if it had, presidential limo, named "The Beast", is covered in armor plating reported to be eight inches thick and bulletproof windows that are five inches thick.

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