09 December 2022,   13:19
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Wisconsin Christmas Parade - deaths reported, at least 28 injured when SUV plows into crowd

One person was taken into custody Sunday after an SUV plowed through a crowd at a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, resulting in multiple deaths and at least 28 injuries, according to police, writes nbcchicago.

At approximately 4:39 p.m., an SUV went through a barricade at Gasper Avenue and Main Street and then proceeded to drive into the crowd that gathered for the parade, Waukesha Police Chief Daniel Thompson said.

At least 11 adults and 15 children were injured, according to police and local hospitals. Information about the severity of injuries wasn’t immediately known, authorities said. Some fatalities were reported, but police declined to provide a number of those who died, citing privacy of the victims’ families.

As of 8 p.m., Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin said it received 15 patients from the incident, with no fatalities reported at the time.

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