More than 20 hurt when SUV drives through Wisconsin holiday parade

Greater than 20 folks had been injured Sunday when an SUV drove down a vacation parade route in downtown Waukesha, Wisconsin, , police stated.

Waukesha Police Chief Daniel Thompson stated at a Sunday night time press convention that authorities had been “trying into” an individual of curiosity, the car had been recovered, and there was no ongoing risk. 

“The scene is now protected,” the chief stated.

The rationale was not but recognized, and the incident was underneath investigation.

Mayor Shawn Reilly stated on the press convention that it was “a traumatic scenario for the town of Waukesha.”

Scott Greger, a Waukesha resident, stated he witnessed the car strike somebody, proceed, after which hit a float.

“The pink SUV got here barreling down the road — very, very excessive charge of velocity, and hit a pedestrian,” he stated dwell on MSNBC. “

He stated the SUV’s presence was preceded by police sirens within the space.

Greger described the route as “full” with marchers and spectators.

The 58th annual Christmas parade was scheduled from 2 p.m. to six p.m. Greger stated it was canceled final 12 months because of the pandemic.

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