SUV carrying 15 immigrants crashes into tree in Mission
Mon, 20 May 2013 17:25:54 GMT —
Authorities are investigating an immigrant chase that ended when the driver crashed her SUV into a tree in Mission.
It all happened off Bryan Road and 1st Street around 10 a.m. Monday.
Mission police told Action 4 News that investigators received a 911 call about an suspicious SUV on the city's southside.
Officers went to investigate and spotted a Ford Explorer loaded down by 15 people and the driver.
A Central American woman driving the SUV refused to stop for police leading them on a chase that ended when she crashed into a tree.
Firefighters, paramedics and U.S. Border Patrol agents all responded to the scene.
Paramedics rushed four people to the hospital for broken bones and other non-life threatening injuries.
Investigators reported that the driver will face criminal charges while the 15 illegal immigrants inside the SUV will be processed for deportation.