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Children's Wisconsin is treating 3 sets of siblings, 10 kids in ICU from Waukesha parade tragedy

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Posted at 9:42 AM, Nov 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-23 18:19:41-05

MILWAUKEE — Children's Wisconsin said that 18 children have been admitted to the hospital from the Waukesha Christmas Parade tragedy.

It did not state what kind of condition the children are in. During a press conference, Children's said 10 patients are in the intensive care unit right now. Six patients are in 'critical' condition, three are in 'serious' conditon, and 1 is in 'fair' condition. There are 8 other patients at the hospital that are in 'fair' condition that aren't in the ICU. Two kids have been discharged.

Injuries range from facial abrasions to broken bones to more serious injuries that require surgery.

Children's also said that three sets of siblings are currently hospitalized. Whether the patients were from bands, dance groups, or viewers was disclosed.

On Sunday evening, a car drove through a crowd at the Waukesha Christmas parade. According to police, at least five people are dead and more than 40 are injured. The victims include children and adults. It's still unclear what the total number of the deceased and injured is.

The person of interest connected to the deadly incident at Waukesha's Christmas parade Sunday night has been identified as 39-year-old Darrell Brooks, according to NBC News.

Brooks has not formally been identified as a suspect by police and has not yet been charged with a crime, NBC News says.

Videos show the car recklessly driving through the crowd people injuring children and adults. Police do have a suspect in custody.

There will be a vigil at 5 p.m. at Cutler Park in downtown Waukesha.

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