Three dead, five injured in late night rollover
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 08:35:29 GMT —
Authorities are working on a major one vehicle accident that happened just north of Raymondville around one on Tuesday morning.
DPS Sgt. Johnny Hernandez tells Action 4 that three men are dead and five other victims have been transported to a local hospital with injuries.
They were all inside a GMC Yukon going south on Hwy 77 when the driver went off the roadway and overcorrected the vehicle, causing it to rollover several times. At least four of those passengers were ejected from the SUV and Hernandez says no seat belts were worn.
An adult female and young girl are listed in critical condition at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen.
Three other passengers were transported to Harlingen Medical Center with less severe injuries.
One of the deceased is from the Harlingen area, another out of Brownsville, the third has still not been identified.
The crash remains under investigation.