Car Chase Ends after Truck Falls in Ditch near Mission

3 years 3 months 4 days ago Thursday, April 19 2018 Apr 19, 2018 April 19, 2018 11:07 AM April 19, 2018 in News

NEAR MISSION – A car chase ended with a truck falling into a ditch near Mission.

Officials believe eight people who are in the country illegally were in the truck.

It happened on Highway 107 near Glasscock Road at about 10 a.m. Thursday.

The chase prompted several agencies to respond, including Border Patrol, DPS and Hidalgo County Sheriff's deputies.

All eight people were taken into custody. No word on any injuries.

Officials say a second truck was also involved in the human smuggling.

CHANNEL 5 NEWS will keep up to date with the story as it develops. 

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