28 hurt after car plows into parade crowd in US

One suspect in custody, incident likely caused by driving under the influence, police say

28 hurt after car plows into parade crowd in US

World Bulletin / News Desk

Twenty-eight people were injured Saturday after a vehicle ran over a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in New Orleans, Louisiana, according to police.

A suspect was taken into custody as an investigation continues, police chief Michael Harrison told reporters.

"We suspect that that subject was highly intoxicated," Harrison said.

Twenty-one of the victims were hospitalized while the other seven refused to go to hospital, according to New Orleans Emergency Services Director, Dr. Jeff Elder.

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