Three injured in early morning rollover
Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:14:35 GMT —
An early morning, single vehicle rollover near Cibolo Road and Expressway 281 in Edinburg left three illegal immigrants hospitalized with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
Edinburg Police Department Lt. Oscar Trevio told Action 4 News a blue Ford F-150 pick-up may have lost control around 4 a.m. Friday due to the inclement weather in the area, and struck the median which caused it to roll over.
A Guatemalan man was rushed to McAllen Medical Center with serious head injuries and two El Salvadorians were rushed to Edinburg Hospital with serious leg injuries.
Trevio said there are unconfirmed reports that there were at least 15 illegal immigrants on board when the pick-up rolled over. It TMs unknown at this time if any of the three men injured was the driver of the vehicle.
The investigation has been turned over to U.S. Border Patrol.