DPS: No major injuries reported in crash involving migrants in Willacy County

2 months 4 weeks 1 day ago Wednesday, September 07 2022 Sep 7, 2022 September 07, 2022 1:57 PM September 07, 2022 in News - Local

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated throughout. 

No major injuries were reported following a crash involving migrants in Willacy County Wednesday afternoon, according to a spokesperson for the Texas Department of Public Safety.

DPS says a vehicle evaded authorities and crashed on US 77, south of Kenedy County. 

Ten people were involved, including the driver. At least nine of them were migrants.

According to officials, the driver is in custody.

DPS Sergeant Maria Montalvo says the driver of the white truck led police on a chase before crashing.

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