In the US, in the city of Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Sunday, an SUV passed among the people participating in the Christmas parade. 5 people have died in this accident. In addition, more than 40 people have been injured. The injured included children, who along with their families had come to be a part of the parade. The injured have been admitted to the hospital by the police. Some of them have suffered serious injuries.
Waukesha Police Chief Daniel Thompson told a press conference that the SUV has been recovered, but its driver is absconding. The search is on for the suspect. He said that the situation at the spot is normal now. It is not yet known for what purpose this incident was carried out. The matter is under investigation.
City Mayor Sean Reilly called it a traumatic event for Waukesha. At the same time, a person named Scott Gregor, who was present at the scene, shared his eyesight in a conversation with the media. He said the SUV entered the middle of the parade at high speed. People started falling here and thereafter being hit by the car. People didn't understand what was happening all of a sudden. There was chaos on the spot.
Gregor said that a large number of people were involved in the march at the time of the incident. The number of spectators was also high. It took a long time for the situation to return to normal. The 58th Annual Christmas Parade began at 2 pm, which was to end at 6 pm. Last year the parade was not taken out due to the coronavirus epidemic.