A suspected smuggler driving a "clone" activity motortruck filled pinch forbidden immigrants led Texas authorities connected a high-speed pursuit past week earlier bailing from nan vehicle, constabulary said.
The smuggler was driving connected Route 281 successful Brooks County connected Feb. 24 erstwhile a Texas trooper tried to initiate a postulation stop, nan Texas Department of Public Safety said Monday. The driver activated his amber emergency lights successful an effort to blend successful pinch different vehicles, authorities said.
Eight forbidden immigrants were recovered hiding successful brushwood aft a high-speed pursuit involving Texas authorities and a suspected smuggler. (Texas Department of Public Safety)
At 1 point, nan driver sped disconnected and drove done a ranch and into nan brushwood earlier fleeing connected foot. In video footage of nan incident, nan trooper is seen adjacent nan truck.
The U.S. Border Patrol responded to nan segment and detained 8 forbidden immigrants hiding successful nan brush.
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The suspected smuggler is being sought.