(11-22-21) The latest update…at least 40 people have been injured and 5 people killed when a driver in a red Ford Escape plowed through a police barricade and into the Waukesha Christmas Parade.
Sunday night…the SUV crashed into the crowd and parade participants at about 4:40 p.m. Sunday. One officer fired shots at the suspect’s fleeing vehicle.
The driver is in custody, but no other details have been released. (UPDATED)
All Waukesha Public Schools will be closed Monday.
Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow tweeted:
“I have been in contact with Mayor Reilly and offered any resources the county could provide. I have also spoken with the Governor who offers his prayers and assistance,. This is an unspeakable tragedy, affecting us all as we work to overcome an extremely challenging two years and resume our cherished holiday traditions. Keep the families affected in your thoughts as we work to offer whatever support we can.”