Teen arrested after fatal crash in Mission
An 18-year-old driver was arrested Saturday after an alleged human smuggling attempt ended in a fatal crash.
The Texas Department of Public Safety assisted U.S. Border Patrol agents during a chase in Mission Saturday.
A gray Ford Explorer SUV crashed with another vehicle after failing to yield, and came to a stop on Trosper Road and Mile 2 Road. At least one person in the vehicle the SUV crashed into died, according to Mission police spokesman Investigator Art Flores.
The driver, 18-year-old Esteban Cantu Jr. was arrested and charged with evading arrest and human smuggling.
There were six passengers in the SUV.
Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that the Mission Police Department assisted during the chase.
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