Watergate Hotel being repaired after car crashed into it

A vehicle crashed into the Watergate Hotel on Friday afternoon.

A vehicle crashed into the Watergate Hotel on Friday afternoon.

A vehicle crashed into the Watergate Hotel on Friday afternoon.

A vehicle crashed into the Watergate Hotel on Friday afternoon.

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The Watergate Hotel in D.C. is being repaired Saturday after a car crashed into it on Friday afternoon.

D.C. Fire and Rescue say the car hit the building around 2 p.m. on Friday.

After stabilizing the vehicle, they rescued the driver from the car.



Officials say the building was stable and only appeared to be cosmetically damaged.

The driver didn’t want to go to the hospital. Another person in a second car was taken to the hospital but is expected to be OK, police say.

Lauren Hamilton

Lauren Hamilton is an Associate Producer at WTOP and a graduate of the University of Maryland. She enjoys covering the intersection of arts, culture and social justice in local communities. She began as an intern with WTOP in the summer of 2021.

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