Vice President Kamala Harris said Friday that aid distributed in the wake of natural disasters like Hurricane Ian should be “based on equity.”

VP Harris Involved In Motorcade Accident, Driver Hits Curb

Vice President Kamala Harris was involved in a motorcade accident Monday that was initially reported to the Secret Service officials as a "mechanical failure," an agency spokesman said Wednesday night.

Vice President Kamala Harris was involved in a motorcade accident Monday that was initially reported to the Secret Service officials as a “mechanical failure,” an agency spokesman said Wednesday night.

Secret Service spokesperson, Anthony Guglielmi, said the accident occurred when the vehicle carrying Vice President Harris overcorrected a bit and hit a curb.

“During a protective movement Monday, a vehicle in a motorcade had a minor overcorrection and struck a curb,” Guglielmi said. “The protectee [Harris] was transferred to a secondary vehicle and the motorcade continued to its destination. There were no injuries to anyone.”

The Washington Post first reported the incident, which was reported as a ‘mechanical failure.’

Guglielmi told WAPO, “After the protective movement was completed, leadership was verbally updated with additional pertinent facts that the vehicle struck a curb.”

According to reports, when Harris arrived back at the White House, medical staff check her out to make sure she was ok.

Harris’ press secretary, Kirsten Allen said, “The Vice President sustained no injuries and appreciates the quick response by her USSS detail to get her to the White House safely.”

In other news, a homeless family of five, asleep in their car, were randomly shot up by suspects in another vehicle.

At approximately 4:30 AM, on Wednesday, a family of five was sleeping in their vehicle in a parking lot across from the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Complex when the father, an adult male in his 30s, saw headlights from a vehicle that pulled up in front of their car.

Immediately after, he heard gunshots and yelled for his wife, an adult female in her 20s, and three children to get down.

More than a dozen shots were fired at the vehicle before the suspect sped off, heading southbound on N Oregon Ave.

The wife, who is currently pregnant, was struck in the head, but sustained a non-life-threatening injury and was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital for care. The children, a 9-year-old girl, a 4-year-old boy, and a 3-year-old girl, were all uninjured.

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According to the family, they recently moved back to Tampa after living out of state for several months. Due to a relative in Tampa not having additional room to house them, the family has been living in a rental car.

In addition to Tampa Police officers buying the children McDonald’s breakfast following the incident this morning, Tampa PD has worked with Choice Hotels to secure temporary housing for the family.

Detectives are urging anyone with information related to this incident or anyone who may have seen a dark-colored 2-door sedan, possibly a 2006-2012 model, in the area this morning to call Tampa PD at 813-231-6130 or share a tip via Tip411, which is accessible through the TampaPD app.

Those who wish to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward can contact Crimestoppers of Tampa Bay by calling 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), visit, or use the free Crime Stoppers mobile app and select “Tampa.”

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