5 people, including 2 officers, hit by pickup truck in DC, police say

WASHINGTON — Two Washington D.C. bicycle police officers, an employee of the District's Department of Transportation and 2 pedestrians were taken to the hospital Thursday night after being hit by a pickup truck, authorities said during a news conference.

The police chief said one officer is in critical condition and the DOT employee is in serious condition. He said the three others appear to have non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the pickup truck and it passegner were taken into custody, according to the police chief. He said a weapon was recovered from the pickup truck.

The police chief said investigators don't have a motive but are not ruling out terrorism at the time.

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Posted by WSOC-TV on Thursday, June 8, 2017

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