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Two dead and 10 hospitalized after major Uvalde wreck, police say

It was preceded by a chase between Border Patrol and a semitruck, authorities say.

SAN ANTONIO — Uvalde police say two individuals are dead and 10 taken to native hospitals after a major crash involving an 18-wheeler within the coronary heart of city. 

The crash occurred round 6 p.m. Wednesday at Main and Getty, and shut down the intersection for a number of hours as authorities investigated. 

According to UPD Chief Daniel Rodriguez, the crash was preceded by a chase that started when Border Patrol brokers began pursuing the semitruck “approximately four to five miles out west of Uvalde.” It ultimately struck a automobile within the metropolis, beginning a series response that resulted in a 3rd car additionally being hit. 

All victims had been contained in the semitruck. Those who died weren’t recognized, and the injured victims had been taken to hospitals in Uvalde and San Antonio to be handled, Rodriguez stated.  Their circumstances weren’t specified. 

🚨Vehicle Accident Alert🚨
US HWY 83/ 90 CLOSED

UPD Officers and First responders are on scene of a 3 car…

Posted by Uvalde Police Department on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating the incident. 

This is a growing story. Check again with KENS5.com for updates. 

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