Two injured during reckless human smuggling attempt

The driver allegedly drove into a ditch in an attempt to evade arrest.
Agents thwart dangerous human smuggling attempt
Agents thwart dangerous human smuggling attempt(Border Patrol)
Published: Sep. 17, 2020 at 8:15 AM CDT
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LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -Border Patrol agents foiled a reckless human smuggling attempt near a northwest city park.

The incident happened on Tuesday afternoon when agents saw several individuals crossing the Rio Grande near Father McNaboe Park.

Agents observed several individuals entering a white pick up truck.

The vehicle traveled west on Flecha Lane and came to a stop in an attempt to bailout.

As agents approached, the driver and individuals got back into the car, recklessly drove off a ditch, and fled on foot.

Agents apprehended Mexican Nationals, two of which required medical attention as a result of the accident.

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