By Drew Olson Special to Published May 25, 2009 at 10:43 AM

The Elm Grove Memorial Day parade was canceled Monday when a train hit a minivan near Village Hall.

Hundreds of parade participants were getting ready for the annual parade in nearby Village Park and hundreds more were lining the parade route in the village when the accident took place at approximately 9:40 a.m. in the 13600 block of Juneau Blvd.

Emergency vehicles, including a Flight for Life helicopter, responded to the crash scene and authorities canceled the parade, which was slated to begin at 10:30 a.m.



Drew Olson Special to

Host of “The Drew Olson Show,” which airs 1-3 p.m. weekdays on The Big 902. Sidekick on “The Mike Heller Show,” airing weekdays on The Big 920 and a statewide network including stations in Madison, Appleton and Wausau. Co-author of Bill Schroeder’s “If These Walls Could Talk: Milwaukee Brewers” on Triumph Books. Co-host of “Big 12 Sports Saturday,” which airs Saturdays during football season on WISN-12. Former senior editor at Former reporter at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.