5 immigrants killed, several injured after SUV fleeing Border Patrol crashes

"We've seen this many, many times, in not only this county but other counties along the border", Boyd told CNN.

The crash happened Sunday on Highway 85 when Border Patrol agents tried to stop the driver of a Chevy Suburban in Dimmit County around noon.

Four were pronounced dead at the scene and another later in the hospital, Boyd said.

Thee were 14 people in the vehicle, including the driver and a passenger who were both USA citizens.

Footage of the scene showed a charred Chevrolet SUV and several law enforcement vehicles.

He added: 'This is a ideal example of why our borders need to be secure'. Boy believes the driver was scouting the area to try and pick up immigrants.

The other 12 passengers were undocumented immigrants, Boyd said.

Some injured were taken by helicopter to San Antonio, about 144.83 kilometres northeast. The driver was among those hospitalized, and a deputy who assisted the Border Patrol with the chase found the driver sitting upright in his seat and took him and the passenger into custody. He would not confirm if any of the patients had died.

He said his deputies are often involved in chases pursuing people suspected of smuggling undocumented immigrants and drugs.

Authorities are investigating the scene where a auto full of undocumented immigrants being chased by Border Patrol agents crashed. "There needs to be sensors". He said the pursuit was the result of "good police work", and gave his support for the construction of a border wall. Dimmit County is directly north of Webb County and east of Maverick County, which border Mexico.

Related:

  • Trump may pardon Paul Manafort after Russia probe is over, Giuliani says

    Trump may pardon Paul Manafort after Russia probe is over, Giuliani says

    He said the messages indicted to a clear fault in the special counsel's probe and called on it to be suspended. In comments to another reporter, Giuliani reportedly said pardons are completely off the table.
    Global Resource Coin

    Global Resource Coin

    In addition, from the year 2018 GRC’s cryptocurrency rate is expected to grow due to its social usefulness and relevance. In order to do this, you need to have a considerable amount of money, a special financial education and a special license.
    Gifts for casinos fans

    Gifts for casinos fans

    When it comes to novice players, they will be fully satisfied with a small table for the poker with the value of about $ 250. Oh, and if you don’t want to pay for the table a lot of money, and know how to use tools, you can make it by yourself.
  • Mexico upsets World Cup champion Germany 1-0

    Mexico upsets World Cup champion Germany 1-0

    The front page also features German keeper Manuel Neuer saying "And we'll rub it in after the final whistle". "We will certainly not change our match plan".
    23-Foot-Long Python Devours Indonesian Woman

    23-Foot-Long Python Devours Indonesian Woman

    According to Faris, the victims garden is located in a rocky area with caves and cliffs believed to contain many snakes. Her family and neighbors launched a search after finding her sandals and a flashlight in her garden the next morning.
    Wise casino advices

    Wise casino advices

    Tips casino players online You need to understand the difference between traditional casinos and online casinos. Still, the main goal, anyway, is to get a prize and the opportunity to become rich without putting an effort.
  • Aussies cry foul over Cup controversy — Blue murder

    Aussies cry foul over Cup controversy — Blue murder

    Ousmane Dembele headed the ball into the path of Griezmann, who struck a first-time volley straight at the Brighton keeper. That's how it is, so you have to get used to it. "And then you have to make a decision - France or Australia ".
    Bachelor party in Kiev — unforgettable impressions are guaranteed

    Bachelor party in Kiev — unforgettable impressions are guaranteed

    Spectacular dancers will complement the spectacular dance of any composition, leaving an unforgettable impression in your memory. A special chic to the club is given by colorful and incendiary performances, over which a professional choreographer works.
    True Love Exists!

    True Love Exists!

    Moreover, for the first time, Ivy and David even did not see each other, due to the fact that their communication was online. It should be noticed that these two people began relations just as friends, as they lived in different countries.
  • Tory MP derails Government backed plans to criminalise upskirting

    Tory MP derails Government backed plans to criminalise upskirting

    The UK is not the only country to see a concerted campaign on upskirting. I actually support the bills that were before the house. They can be halted by an objection from one lawmaker.
    Melania Trump: US should 'govern with heart' on immigration

    Melania Trump: US should 'govern with heart' on immigration

    The temporary shelter near El Paso is the first to be erected by the Trump administration since the new "zero tolerance" policy . US border authorities are executing the Trump administration's " zero tolerance " policy toward undocumented immigrants.
    Does online slots has the same probability chances as landbased once?

    Does online slots has the same probability chances as landbased once?

    People cannot master the laws of probability in order to win, as opposed to what they can do in blackjack. Slots are driven by the same random numbers as the casino games that are available on land.

Comments

Other news