An SUV plowed by means of a parade in New Mexico, injuring seven

Several people were injured Thursday when a car drove through a parade in Gallup, New Mexico. According to state police.

Footage of social networks captured a brown SUV weaving through the annual Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial Parade, one of New Mexico’s longest-running events.

Among the injured were two Gallup Police Department officers who were treated.

According to KOAT7, the driver drove the parade route in the wrong direction. The outlet reports there were two other people in the SUV.

The SUV driver was taken into custody. Officers detained the two passengers, and parade participants angrily shouted and confronted the trio.

The names of the suspects have not yet been released.

The Gallup Intertribal Ceremonial is a 10-day celebration of in-person and virtual events. This year, the city celebrated the 100th anniversary of the annual event, and the parade ended with the first night of festivities.

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