Human smuggling suspects reportedly led authorities to high-speed pursuit, ending in a fatal accident in the same Texas City on Thursday, where there was a notorious immigrant death truck. Passed immigration The beginning of the week.
The vehicle, believed to be carrying immigrants, went out of control and was chased by a border patrol agent when it hit the back of Encina’s tractor trailer. TV station KHOU11 report.
According to Encina police, four people were killed and three were injured in a collision near the Loves Truck stop on Route 44.
Police Chief Pablo Balboa III said in a prepared statement that Encinal, who responded to a request for support from the Border Guard, saw a race of “suspect’s vehicle” from I-35 and crashed into a stationary tractor trailer. Stated.
The photos posted online by KHOU appeared to show a broken white jeep in the wreckage.
According to police, the speed-violating driver was one of the murderers, and the injured were taken by helicopter to a local hospital.
On Monday, a truck carrying 64 migrants on its sultry trailer passed Encina’s border patrol checkpoint and was allegedly caught by surveillance cameras. Homero Samorano45, leaned out of the driver’s seat and grinned.
The truck was later abandoned in a remote area of San Antonio, and authorities found a “mountain of bodies” inside, killing a total of 48 people.
Zamorano, who is currently dead at 53 out of 64 migrants packed into trailers and reportedly “very high in stimulants” when caught nearby, faces federal trafficking charges. is doing. May be sentenced to death..
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has a trailer on Wednesday Not tested at Encina “Border patrols did not have the resources to inspect all trucks, and as a result, border patrols did not have the ability to save their lives.”
Mr. Abbott also set up a new state-owned checkpoint “immediately” to inspect trucks for migrant smuggling operations, deployed two “strike teams”, and searched for trucks to carry migrants on the highway. He said he would look for a “hiding place” for smugglers.
Four people killed in Texas accident on suspicion of smuggling
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