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Dozens injured as intoxicated Driver ploughs his truck into crowd in New Orleans

Police say 28 people have been hurt after a pickup truck ploughed into crowds attending a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.

Of the 21 people taken to hospital following the crash, five victims are said to be seriously hurt.

The incident happened during the Krewe of Endymion parade in the state of Louisiana at about 6.45pm local time.

One person has been taken into custody following the crash on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

Children as young as three years old are among those injured - as well as a New Orleans police officer.


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