Man Ploughs SUV Through Crowd Of First Responders At “Salute To Nurses” Parade

A Pennsylvania man drove his vehicle through a parade of firefighters and other first responders on Tuesday.

A salute to workers at Mercy Fitzgerald Medical Center in Darby was being held by Delaware County first responders when a man allegedly drove his SUV through the gathering, WPVI-TV reports.

The man also allegedly waved a gun and threatened to hurt those at the tribute, according to investigators.

None of the parade participants in the salute were reported to be injured.

After running a red light, the man led police on a chase through town.

However, the driver lost control after colliding with another automobile and flipped his vehicle onto its side.

The driver was taken into custody by police. The name of the man in custody has not been released.