Five dead and 40 wounded after vehicle hits US Christmas parade

AP , Monday 22 Nov 2021

Five people were killed and 40 others wounded after a vehicle plowed into a Christmas parade in the US state of Wisconsin on Sunday, police said.

US Christmas parade
This handout photo courtesy of Eric Dunst shows police cars parked near a dented red SUV that may have been the one involved in the holiday parade incident after a similar vehicule plowed into the crowd in Waukesha, Wisconsin, November 21. AFP

"We can confirm that 5 people are deceased and 40 are injured. However, these numbers may change as we collect additional information," the Waukesha Police Department said in a statement on their official Facebook page, adding a "person of interest" was in custody.

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