The Police have recovered the implicated vehicle and have arrested a suspect. About 40 people would have been injured
A run over during a Christmas parade in Wisconsin, United States, has caused the death of some people and has injured at least 20 others, according to police authorities who have not further detailed the information.
The head of the Waukesha Police Department, Daniel Thompson, has confirmed that there are fatalities but that no further data will be released until the families of the deceased have been contacted, the CNN network reported.
Likewise, the authorities have confirmed that among the more than 20 injured there are eleven adults and another 12 children who have been transferred to health centers in the area.
This Sunday, he burst into the celebration of a Christmas parade at high speed, running over several people. After this, the Police issued a notice urging the population not to approach the area.
Later, Thompson has assured that the place “is safe” and has ruled out a threat in the area. In addition, the Police have arrested a suspect and have recovered an implicated vehicle.
Schools will not open Monday and some roads will remain closed, Thompson said, while the investigation is ongoing.
President Joe Biden was briefed and the White House “is closely monitoring the situation in Waukesha and our hearts go out to all who have been affected by this terrible incident,” said a presidential official.
“We have contacted state and local authorities to offer the necessary support and assistance,” he added.