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Four immigrants died in a Texas road accident after a trailer tragedy

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Mexico City — A truck carrying a group of immigrants crashes into a trailer after evading a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) checkpoint in the town of Encinal, Texas, killing four people on Thursday, 3 The Mexican authorities said the person was hospitalized. The

crash occurred days after the most deadly trafficking incident recorded in the United States, killing 53 migrants on an abandoned trailer truck on the edge of San Antonio.

Two Mexican men, one from Guatemala and one unidentified, died in a crash on Thursday, the Mexican Consulate in Laredo, the Texas border city, said in a statement.

According to information from the Consulate, the Mexican Interior Ministry, and the National Institute of Immigration (INM), a U.S. citizen driver will be hospitalized with two people who are believed to be from Guatemala. did. ..

The truck left Laredo for San Antonio, the ministry and INM said in a joint statement.

Dozens of migrants died on Monday after being trapped in an abandoned trailer truck on the outskirts of San Antonio. Authorities believe that the truck passed through Encina's CBP surveillance camera without being detected.

Four people were arrested in the tragedy on Monday. Among them are suspected drivers, who said lawmakers were under the influence of methamphetamine when police discovered it. (Report by Lizbeth Diaz and Kylie Madry, edited by Leslie Adler)