Angela O’Boyle was watching the Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, from her balcony when a purple SUV sped by way of the gang and ran into a marching band. O’Boyle described the occasion, which in the end resulted within the demise of 5 folks and greater than 40 injured, as “surreal.”

“I saw the red truck crash into the band members,” O’Boyle stated Monday on “Fox & Friends.”

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“He continued all the way down the block to the end of the street. Didn’t stop at all. Just kept going and running over people the entire time.”

Waukesha had canceled the Christmas parade in 2020 as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. O’Boyle stated this was the primary 12 months she was capable of watch the parade from her balcony.

A police car is seen at Main Street in downtown Waukesha, as it's blocked off after a car plowed through a holiday parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, U.S., November 22, 2021.  REUTERS/Cheney Orr

A police automobile is seen at Main Street in downtown Waukesha, because it’s blocked off after a automobile plowed by way of a vacation parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, U.S., November 22, 2021.  REUTERS/Cheney Orr

She was recording a video of the parade to point out her kids when she ended up documenting the horrific moment the automobile drove into a crowd.

“I couldn’t believe it was happening,” she stated.

Waukesha police confirmed that the particular person of curiosity is in custody and has been recognized as Darrell Brooks Jr., a Milwaukee man with a legal historical past relationship again to 1999 that features quite a few violent felonies.

Multiple senior legislation enforcement sources informed Fox News that the 39-year-old longtime felon was being questioned in reference to the assault.

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Jordan Woynilko, who additionally witnessed the incident, informed Fox News digital that he watched because the SUV struck almost two dozen folks. 

“There were moms and dads yelling for their kids, people running around,” he stated. 

O’Boyle stated bystanders and people watching the parade instantly took motion after the automobile ran by way of the crowds. 

“It was instant that they moved into the people that were injured,” she stated.

“Instantly, everyone was running towards them or grabbing children and putting them inside buildings that were right away. People jumped quickly into action.”

Fox News’ Michael Ruiz contributed to this report.