Car going 50 mph plows into homecoming parade

(Daily Mail UK) Three people were killed and 22 were injured after a car plowed into a crowd watching the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade on Saturday.

Police said that Adacia Chambers, 25, who was not part of the official parade, was arrested for driving under the influence after she drove into a crowd in Stillwater, Oklahoma, around 10:30 a.m.

According to witnesses her Hyundai Elantra was driving at speeds of up to 50 mph, ran into a parked police motorcycle and left the spectators running for cover as some were thrown “30 feet into the air like rag dolls.”

Paramedics and helicopters rushed to the scene and officials have said that three people have died as a result of the injuries they suffered.

Captain Kyle Gibbs told reporters that eight were critically injured and flown from the scene by air ambulance. They were taken to Tulsa as well as to Oklahoma University Medical Center in Oklahoma City. Seven others were seriously injured and seven had less serious injuries.

“Oklahoma State University is saddened by the tragic parade incident earlier this morning. Our thoughts & prayers are with those affected.” the school tweeted according to NewsOn6.