President-elect Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaCombatting fake news on social media will take a village Is Trudeau on the verge of a shocking reversal of fortune? Even with likely Trump impeachment, Democrats face uphill climb to win presidency MORE's motorcade nearly caused an accident while speeding to this morning's press conference, according to a pool report Thursday.

As the president-elect's motorcade headed up Chicago's Lake Shore Drive, a driver noting the famous passers-by swerved across traffic as she tried to take a picture of the motorcade with her cell phone.

The motorcade, the driver, and traffic appeared to have successfully avoided collision.

According to the pool report, the driver had Alabama license plates and markings for the historically African-American Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.