The Police Chief didn’t say no when asked if this could have been a case of terrorism but he told the press that it looks like it’s a DWI more than anything else. Either way, this guy should not be allowed free for a very long time.
By Rebecca Santana
A man who allegedly plowed into a crowd enjoying the Krewe of Endymion parade on Saturday in the Mid-City section of New Orleans is being investigated for driving while intoxicated, police said.
“We suspect that that subject was highly intoxicated,” Police Chief Michael Harrison said on Saturday evening.
Harrison was asked twice by the media if terrorism was suspected. While he didn’t say “No” he did say it looks like a case of DWI.
Twenty-one people were hospitalized after the crash with five victims in guarded condition. Seven others declined to be hospitalized, city Emergency Services Director, Dr. Jeff Elder said.
The victims range in age from as young as 3 or 4-years-old to adults in their 30s and 40s, said Elder.