At around 8.15am local time on Wednesday, a auto drove through a barrier for the parade, which was being attended by thousands of Chiefs fans and headed downtown Kansas City, causing panic among assembles press and the bustling crowd of fans, and alerting nearby officers to respond. And the coach loves us.
Kansas City, Missouri, police said the Chiefs Kingdom Champions Parade route was "100% secure" after law enforcement had to chase down a person who drove their vehicle through a barricade on Wednesday morning.
If the Chiefs team members attend, it would be the first Super Bowl-winning National Football League team to go to the White House under the Trump administration. Josh Hawley, one of Trump's most vocal defenders throughout the impeachment process. The late Lamar Hunt and the Hunt family founded the team as the Dallas Texans in 1960 before moving the team to Kansas City in 1963 and changing the name.
While there is certainly a large contingent of Chiefs fans in Kansas, the major metropolis of Kansas City is located in Missouri.
Police deployed Stop Sticks, which the vehicle ran over, but the auto kept going down the parade route, which was lined with people.
Police arrested two suspects and are investigating the driver for intoxication. And he praised the quick response of the arresting officers, who were cheered by fans who witnessed the incident. The rally at Union Station near where the vehicle chase ended is set to start at 1:30 p.m. after the parade traverses the two-mile route south through the city.
The Chiefs' Super Bowl parade was scheduled to start at 11:30 a.m., with a victory rally planned at 1:30 p.m.at Union Station.
"We want to celebrate the Chiefs season and bring the city together", she said.
Hundreds of thousands are expected to flood downtown Kansas City despite a predicted winter storm.