Vehicle Plows into Endymion’s Parade Route Crowd at Mardis Gras, New Orleans — Police Say 20 People in Critical Condition


At least a dozen people were injured when a vehicle crashed into a crowd along the Endymion parade at Orleans and Carollton avenues Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.

Police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:45 p.m. Saturday, February 25, 2017 to a report of a vehicle into a crowd with multiple injuries near Carrollton Avenue and Orleans Avenue. Witnesses said the driver appeared drunk.

Victims range in ages from 3-4 years old to 40-or-so years old, and were transported to seven different area hospitals.

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