At least 20 injured, 1 dead after an SUV drove through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin

At least 20 injured, 1 dead after an SUV drove through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin

  • A red SUV drove through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, injuring at least 20 people.
  • The Waukesha Police Department has recovered a vehicle suspected to be involved with the incident.
  • An unknown number of victims have been transported to local hospitals.

During a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, a red SUV drove through barricades and barreled through the parade behind a school, resulting in at least one death and the injury of more than 20 individuals, NBC News 26 reported.

A reporter on the scene said the crowd heard people being struck down by the vehicle, causing many attendees to run into nearby stores screaming and crying, according to the Milwaukee Journel Sentinel.

The Waukesha Police Department recovered a vehicle suspected to be involved in the incident and are looking into a person of interest, ABC News reported.

During a press conference following the incident, Police Chief Dan Thompson said that victims have been transported to hospitals via ambulances, police officers, and family members, according to ABC News.

 

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