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Several injured as SUV drives into New Mexico parade

Gallup, New Mexico— A large SUV who drove a parade in New Mexico on Thursday, Injured several people, including two police officers.

State police Lieutenant Mark Soriano was not killed in the case in Gallup and could not elaborate on the extent of the injury, the Albuquerque Journal reported.

New Mexico police said on Twitter that the driver had been detained and was investigating the case.

"Several people, including two Gallup PD officers, have been injured and are being treated in the field," the tweet said.

A video posted on social media showed that the car was driving into the crowd and scrambling out of the way.

Audiences rushed to avoid the SUV (far left) that passed the parade in Gallup, New Mexico on August 4, 2022. is.Storyful Sean Justice

The parade is a celebration of the Gallup tribal ritual founded in 1922 to honor Native Americans and indigenous heritage. It was a club.

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez was there and said he and his party members could have been hit if they didn't react quickly,CBS Albuquerque series KRQE-TV report.

"We were in the path of the car. Thank God, the people around me, our team members, or the representatives of the council. I wasn't hit by the car." Said Nezu in a statement shortly after the incident.

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