WAUKESHA, Wis.: More than 20 people were injured when an SUV plowed into a Christmas parade in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha on Sunday, the city’s police chief said.
Chief Dan Thompson said the investigation is ongoing, but that a suspect vehicle was recovered. Some of those injured were taken by police to hospitals, and others were taken by family members, Thompson said.
Police in Waukesha, located about 20 miles west of Milwaukee, were urging people to avoid the downtown area.
A live video feed of the parade from the city of Waukesha, as well as videos taken by parade attendees, showed a red SUV breaking through barriers and speeding into the roadway where the parade was taking place.
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WAUKESHA, Wis.: An SUV sped into a Christmas parade in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha on Sunday, leaving multiple people injured, according to local officials and witnesses.