AT least five people have been killed and more than 40 people injured after an SUV sped through a Christmas parade in Wisconsin on Sunday.

Darrell Edward Brooks, 39,  was named as a suspect on Monday after being detained by Waukesha cops close to the scene.

The Waukesha Police Department also named the victims on Monday as Virginia Sorenson, 79; LeAnna Owen, 71; Tamara Durand, 52; Jane Kulich, 52, and Wilhelm Hospel, 81.

On Sunday evening, a red Ford Escape was seen on video plowing through the crowds ...sending bodies flying... in Waukesha, where families and performers were celebrating an annual holiday event.

Local police Chief Dan Thompson stated in a press conference that the vehicle struck more than 40 individuals, including some children.

Forty-eight people were treated in the hospital including three sets of young siblings.

Brooks reportedly suffered no injuries and cops said he had been involved in a domestic disturbance before the rampage but was not being pursued.

He is now in custody and is set to be charged with five counts of intentional homicide.

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