Ten individuals have been killed and 20 have been injured after a van crash close to Encino, Texas

Ten people were killed and 20 were injured after a van crash near Encino, Texas

There have been 30 individuals inside a white Ford passenger van when the motive force tried to make a proper flip and “veered off the roadway and struck a metal utility pole and stop sign,” Brandley instructed Source in an e mail Wednesday night time.

The van was touring at a excessive velocity on the time of the crash and a witness instructed DPS the car was not a part of a pursuit earlier than the accident occurred, Brandley stated. The driver and 9 of the passengers have been pronounced deceased on the scene, the division stated.

At least a portion of the individuals within the van have been believed to be undocumented immigrants, Brandley and Brooks County Sheriff Urbino “Benny” Martinez instructed CNN affiliate KRGV.
Traffic was nonetheless being diverted from the realm Wednesday night time, DPS stated in a tweet.

DPS is investigating the crash and the victims’ identities will likely be launched as soon as subsequent of kin have been notified, the division stated.

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