Vanessa Koolhof after being knocked down at a Trump protest

WJLA photographer injured during Trump Inauguration protest

July 31, 2017

Vanessa Koolhof — a photographer at WJLA, the local ABC affiliate in Washington, D.C.— was knocked down and injured while covering a protest in response to President Donald Trump’s inauguration.

WJLA reported that Koolhof found herself in the middle of a shoving match between a group of anti-Trump protesters and a Trump supporter. After Koolhof fell down, D.C. police moved in to break up the struggle and help Koolhof up off the ground.

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