(Updated at 12:10 p.m.) — A car crashed into a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol this morning.
The crash happened near New Jersey and Independence avenues SE, the D.C. Fire and EMS Department tweeted about 8:45 a.m.
Antonio Pierorazio, the driver of the car, was taken into police custody, according to a U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman. The man was the only person in the vehicle.
Police have completed their investigation of the crash, but haven’t said yet what they’ve learned about it.
When a Hill Now reporter arrived on the scene, several police officers were around a red Nissan Altima that was stopped by a barricade that controls access to a U.S. Capitol building parking lot. The car had Florida license plates.