At Least 4 Feared Dead in Texas Border Crash

At Least 4 Feared Dead in Texas Border Crash

At Least 4 Feared Dead in Texas Border Crash

The chase had reached speeds topping 100 miles per hour, the sheriff added. "The vehicle rolled over a short distance later on highway 85 near Big Wells, resulting in multiple injuries and fatalities", the statement said.

Sunday's crash came almost a week after more than 50 immigrants were found inside a refrigerated tractor-trailer Monday in San Antonio. One person died at a San Antonio hospital. "This is, I think, a ideal example of why our borders need to be secure".

According to the sheriff's office, four individuals died on scene and one later died in the hospital.

The driver, who was not hurt, was arrested, Boyd said.

Five immigrants are dead and several others were injured when a police chase ended in a crash Sunday in Big Wells southwest of San Antonio, according to KSAT News.

The passenger, also believed to be a US citizen, is now in custody.

The SUV was carrying 14 people ― 12 of whom were ejected upon impact.

Boy believes the driver was scouting the area to try and pick up immigrants.

A KABB reporter appearing on CNN, David Caltabiano, said authorities told him that such a chase was "something they see quite often in this area". But along with that, there needs to be cameras.

Just before noon, about 50 miles from the Mexico border, US Border Patrol initiated a pursuit of a Chevrolet Suburban suspected of being in a "smuggling event" near Carrizo Springs, Texas.

Border Patrol agents attempted to stop the vehicle when the chase ensued and were soon joined by Dimmit County deputies, KFDM reported.

Images from the scene appeared to show a large four-door SUV-style vehicle badly wrecked in the middle of the road.

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