Tuesday 27 September 2016

Three dead and 22 injured after vehicle crashes into crowd

Published 24/10/2015 | 19:19

People attend to the injured at the scene of a car crash after a car drove into a homecoming parade at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma
People attend to the injured at the scene of a car crash after a car drove into a homecoming parade at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma
People attend to the injured at the scene of a car crash after a car drove into a homecoming parade at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater

Three people have died and 22 been injured after a vehicle crashed into a crowd of spectators during the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade, police said.

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Witness Dave Kapple told the Stillwater News Press that "people were flying everywhere" after the vehicle smashed into the crowd.

The university posted on Twitter: "Oklahoma State University is saddened by the tragic parade incident earlier this morning. Our thoughts & prayers are with those affected."

Oklahoma State was to play Kansas in the homecoming football game on Saturday afternoon.

Police in Stillwater where the crash happened are to hold a news conference about the incident.

The driver of the car that crashed into the crowd has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving, police said.

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