UPDATE: Several injured after car crashes into crowd
ANTIGO (WAOW) -
Antigo Police say four people have been treated and released from the hospital, after being hit by an SUV at a Little League baseball game Monday night.
Police say the driver, a 73-year-old male, was a spectator at the game, and attempted to leave the park when the accident occurred.
According to a press release, the man told police his foot slipped off the brake and onto the accelerator, with the vehicle in reverse.
An 8-year-old boy, a 9-year-old boy, a 67-year-old woman, and a 57-year-old man were hit by the vehicle, with the 9-year-old being pinned underneath.
The accident is under investigation at this time.
Several people were injured when a car crashed into a crowd of people at a Little League baseball game in Antigo.
Antigo police say it happened at Saratoga Park around 8:00 p.m. Monday. They say the driver of a Jeep Grand Cherokee backed into a backstop. Two adults and two children were injured. Officers say those injured were hit or pinned underneath the vehicle and transported to an area hospital.
According to authorities, the driver told police his foot slipped off the brake and onto the gas, sending the vehicle into the backstop.
No names are being released at this time, and police say they do not know the conditions of those taken to the hospital.
Police say the driver has not been cited at this time, but charges could be filed after the investigation is completed.
This incident is under investigation. Stay with Newsline 9 for the latest.