The accident happened on Monday and authorities said it may have been intentional.
Police said in a statement that the suspect was charged with threatening death, kidnapping or causing harm to the president, vice president or a family member, among other charges, and did not did not identify the man.
The US Secret Service said it took the man into custody following the incident, and there was no immediate danger or injury.
According to Reuters, investigators found a flag bearing the Nazi symbol, the swastika, inside the truck that crashed into the barriers in Lafayette Square, next to the grounds of the White House.
The exact whereabouts of President Joe Biden at the time of the accident was unclear, and Biden had met with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy at the White House earlier Monday evening.
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