A vehicle driven by a suspected drunk driver crashed into a crowd at the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade Saturday morning (Oct. 24) in Stillwater, Oklahoma, killing 3 folks and injuring at least 22 other people.
The driver, Adacia Chambers, 25, was arrested on suspicion of driving beneath the influence, Stillwater Police Capt. Kyle Gibbs mentioned, soon after her gray sedan crashed into a crowd watching the homecoming parade at around 10:30. Chambers is not believed to be an OSU student. The automobile was not element of the parade.
Oklahoma State University is saddened by the tragic parade incident earlier this morning. Our thoughts & prayers are with these impacted.
— Oklahoma State Univ. (@okstate) October 24, 2015
“I cannot describe it any a lot more clearly than this: Men and women flying in the air,” said OSU student Paul Sims, who witnessed the tragedy.
OSU President V. Burns Hargis stated, “the Oklahoma State homecoming parade is most likely a single of the most wholesome, happy events … and to have it fouled like this is just a terrible tragedy.”