a car rushes in a Christmas parade, five dead and at least 40 injured, a suspect arrested

At least five people have died and more than 40 others have been injured after a car drove into a crowd participating in a Sunday night Christmas parade in Waukesha near Milwaukee, in the US state of Wisconsin, according to the local police who spoke to our colleagues at CNN. The emergency services were present en masse at the scene of the tragedy. The incident occurred during a Christmas parade, about twenty minutes after his departure. Police say there is no longer an active threat.

It is not yet determined whether this was an accident or a deliberate act. A suspect has been spotted by police, but they have not confirmed or denied whether the person was apprehended, according to CNN. The vehicle, a red SUV, crashed into the crowd at high speed, according to shared videos of the incident. He was found by the police who opened an investigation. “The Waukesha Christmas Parade was taking place when a red SUV knocked down the barriers on the west side and headed for Main Street“, explained the policeman.

The car hit more than 20 people. Some of them were children and there were injuries due to this incident“, he added. Vehicle found”Waukesha Police have located a suspicious vehicle. An investigation is underwayPolice chief Dan Thompson told a press conference, adding that authorities had identified a person as part of the investigation. Police fired at the vehicle in an attempt to destroy it. “Stop, authorities also said. Schools will not open on Monday and some roads will remain closed during the investigation,” the police chief said.

The White House is closely monitoring developments. This incident took place at the end of a hectic week in Wisconsin where a young American, Kyle Rittenhouse, was acquitted on trial this week after killing two men last year during riots and protests against police violence in Kenosha, about 80 km from Waukesha.

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