Authorities Searching for Hit-and-Run Driver following Accident in Mission

3 years 4 months 1 week ago Wednesday, March 27 2019 Mar 27, 2019 March 27, 2019 12:48 PM March 27, 2019 in News - Local

MISSION – Authorities are searching for a driver who fled the scene after a head-on collision.

It happened in Mission near the intersection of Shary Road and Military Highway Wednesday morning.

Mission police and Border Patrol responded; two people were transported to the hospital.

When police arrived, the occupants of one of the vehicles started running – several of those passengers were in the country illegally.

Police are searching for the driver on hit-and-run charges; human smuggling charges could also be added.

No serious injuries were reported.  

KRGV’s Christian von Preysing has the details.

Watch the video above for more information.

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