According to reports from many foreign media such as “Russia Today” (RT), the death toll caused by an off-road vehicle collision in Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA, has risen to six. The sixth deceased was an 8-year-old boy.
Reuters reported that local prosecutors said that the death of an 8-year-old boy in an off-road vehicle crash was the first child death. According to RT, the 12-year-old brother of the boy who died was also injured in the incident and is currently receiving treatment at the Wisconsin Children’s Hospital. According to previous media reports, at about 4:39 pm local time on the 21st, the annual festival parade in Waukesha City was underway. A red off-road vehicle suddenly broke through the roadblock and continued to speed and crashed into the parade. Witnesses at the scene said that with the sound of “bang”, “bang” and “bang”, the car knocked down dozens of people.
Waukesha City Police Department Chief Daniel Thompson later stated that the incident resulted in several deaths. After the police found the vehicle involved, they quickly locked the suspect Brooks. He said that Brooks was fleeing from the scene of a knife case when the off-road vehicle collided. According to US media, the parade that Brooks drove into the off-road vehicle at the time included a phalanx of high school students and an elderly dance team. Among the victims were members of the Milwaukee elderly dance troupe.
According to the Associated Press, on the 23rd local time, the Wisconsin state prosecutors formally charged Darrell Brooks, the suspect in the car crash in the state on the 21st, with five counts of intentional homicide.
According to the report, Brooks, the suspect in the incident, appeared in court for the first time on the 23rd local time. During the trial, he could be heard crying. He leaned over and put his head on his lap, while his lawyer put a hand on his back.
According to reports, the 39-year-old Brooks has a considerable number of criminal records. The most recent time he was accused of knocking down the mother of his child while driving at a gas station, he was finally released on bail for $1,000.Return to Sohu to see more
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