KINGSVILLE, TEXAS (NEWS CENTER 23) — Six people are dead and nine others seriously injured after a human smuggler attempted to get away from police and then crashing into a check point barrier.
Kingsville authorities attempted to pull over the extended cab truck around midnight , on Wednesday, during a high speed chase. The truck drove through the main entry point, of the Naval Air Station base, and then towards a second gate where it struck a denial barrier ending the chase.
The cause of the crash killed six passengers and injured nine others who were taken to a local hospital. According to authorities many of the passengers were from Honduras.