A person plowed their SUV through the Waukesha Christmas Parade and more than 40 people are injured, with 5 fatalities authorities say

More than 20 people were reported injured after an SUV plowed through a holiday parade in a Milwaukee suburb.

WAUKESHA – A treasured rite of the holiday season turned into a scene of bloody, violent mayhem late Sunday afternoon as a vehicle plowed into the Waukesha Christmas Parade, leaving more than 20 people injured, including children, and shaking the community, authorities said.

There were some fatalities but a figure was not released as authorities sought to notify families.

Eleven adults and 12 children were ferried to local hospitals.

Waukesha Mayor Shawn Reilly called the incident a “horrible and senseless act.”

Source: Car plows through Christmas parade in downtown Waukesha, Wisconsin