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2 Injured in Fatal Crash Now in Federal Custody

Truck packed with 23 people crashes near Goliad

Thursday, Jul 26, 2012  |  Updated 10:19 AM CDT
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2 Injured in Crash in Federal Custody

Two people hurt in a deadly Sunday pickup truck crash that killed 15 people have been discharged from a hospital and detained by immigration authorities.

The truck packed with 23 suspected illegal immigrants crashed Sunday evening near Goliad, about 90 miles southeast of San Antonio.

A spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement tells the San Antonio Express-News that a juvenile and another person were discharged from hospitals and turned over to ICE. Six other people remain hospitalized.

ICE says those killed when the overloaded pickup truck crashed into trees beside U.S. 59 were from Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico.

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