A car stormed through a Christmas parade in the city of Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA, and injured at least 20 people.
Waukesha Police Chief Dan Thompson said the vehicle used in the hit-and-run had been seized and that there was no longer any danger to people.
“A red SUV invaded the Christmas parade that was taking place downtown. More than 20 people were injured as a result of this incident,” Dan Thompson told reporters.
According to reports from local media, there are at least one dead and 30 injured. Others mention two fatalities as a result of being run over.
According to the chief of police in Waukesha, a town about 30 kilometers from Milwaukee, some of the injured were taken to hospital by ambulance, others by the police and many by family or friends.
A video putting online shows a red car accelerating through the middle of the stop. Apparently, he ran over more than a dozen people.
#Breaking: a speeding SUV drives through participants of the Waukesha, Wisconsin 2021 Christmas Parade. The City of Waukesha was live-streaming the parade on their Facebook page at the time. Many mass casualties reported. (Video safe to view.) #BreakingNews @BreakingNews @cnnbrk pic.twitter.com/86fjTOQO0G
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Source: with agencies