The franchise issued its condolences via a statement on social networks after multiple fatalities in a Christmas parade this Sunday night
The Green bay packers they issued a message of condolences tonight via their social networks, after a tragedy in a festive parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, about 100 miles from Green bay.
A person driving a van circumvented the security barriers followed head-on in the middle of the crowd, running over and hitting people in his path. Authorities revealed that there are multiple deceased people, although the exact number was not disclosed.
Our thoughts are with the community of Waukesha pic.twitter.com/xPRZcK1654
– Green Bay Packers (@packers) November 22, 2021
“Our thoughts are with the Waukesha community tonight, and with those affected by this senseless act that occurred at the holiday parade,” the Packers wrote in the statement. “We are grateful to the emergency services and those who have assisted the injured and cared for those in need. We share our condolences with those who lost loved ones. As a community throughout the state, we must all stand together to support each other in this time. difficult “.
Moments later, JJ Watt, who played part of his college career at the University of Wisconsin, also spoke out on the tragedy.
Just now seeing what happened at the holiday parade back home in Waukesha tonight.
Truly hoping everyone is going to be ok and those not involved are now safe.
Thankful to everyone who rushed to action and helped the wounded.
– JJ Watt (@JJWatt) November 22, 2021
The causes of the incident are ignored. At least 28 people are receiving medical treatment for injuries sustained during the Christmas parade at the hands of the driver.
The Waukesha Police Chief Dan Thompson, revealed that there is a “person of interest” in custody, but did not reveal his identity.
Information from AP was used in the writing of this note.