Multiple Undocumented Immigrants Killed In Car Chase

Multiple Undocumented Immigrants Killed In Car Chase

Of those five included the driver, who is reportedly a United States citizen.

Four people were pronounced dead at the scene, others were taken to area hospitals. That agent stopped one vehicle and radioed a description of the other two vehicles to other agents, the agency said. Border Patrol agent kills immigrant woman near Texas-Mexico border The driver of the vehicle was trying to escape agents around noon Sunday when the vehicle went off the road, officials said.

US Customs and Border Protection Public Affairs Specialist Yolanda Choates directed questions to the Dimmit County Sheriff's Office.

Video of the scene by the local television station KSAT-12 showed the large, black vehicle was severely damaged, blocking both lanes of the rural stretch of highway. Refusing to bow to police commands, the driver of the black SUV, carrying undocumented immigrants, continued to press the pedal to the metal, until the vehicle flipped off a highway in Big Wells, about 130 miles southwest of San Antonio.

Breitbart Texas reached out to Border Patrol officials for additional information about the potential human smuggling case gone bad.

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"This, I think, is a ideal example, of why are borders need to be secured", Boyd said. "Every day my deputies are getting into pursuits, every single day".

Boyd added that a wall is not the only answer.

Boyd said the driver was known to police, and had been seen in the area 'last week, ' either scouting the area or looking for immigrants to smuggle.

It's not the first time chases smuggling attempts have turned fatal in Texas. "This is a flawless example of why our borders need to be secure".

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