At least 12 injured after vehicle plows into crowd in New Orleans

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At least 12 people have been injured after a vehicle ploughed through crowds watching a parade.

The vehicle drove into crowds watching the Endymion parade in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Emergency services have now responded to the scene, but a police spokesperson said they fear more people could have sustained injuries.

Police spokeswoman Ambria Washington said: “Initial reports show so far about a dozen people are in critical condition.

“That number could increase as the investigation is ongoing.”

The driver was swiftly taken into police custody, it is unclear if there was a motive behind the incident.

The parade will continue despite the large amount of emergency vehicles at the scene of the incident.

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