-- New Orleans, AP
A car has ploughed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in New Orleans, critically injuring 12 people.
The Times-Picayune reports the crash happened on Saturday evening at about 6:45pm.
New Orleans Police Department spokeswoman Ambria Washington says that "initial reports show so far that about a dozen people are in critical condition".
She says that number could increase as the investigation continues.