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A Texas man driving an UTE involved in a fatal head-on collision near a Texas border town after a police chase that killed eight migrants has been named in a federal complaint, according to a federal complaint.
24-year-old Sebastian Tovar is charged with transporting undocumented immigrants resulting in death. He’s facing up to life in prison. https://t.co/ePTCUfkZYc
— CBS Austin (@cbsaustin) March 17, 2021
The collision came weeks after one of the deadliest traffic accidents involving migrants entering the United States without permission and in the midst of a growing border crossing between the United States and Mexico.
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Sebastian Tovar, 24, of Austin, has been charged with “carrying illegal aliens causing death,” according to a statement by US lawyer Ashley C Hoff and Homeland Security Investigator Shane Folden.
According to the federal complaint filed Wednesday, Tovar was driving north on Highway 277 near Del Rio, Texas on Monday when an official from the Texas Department of Public Safety attempted to stop him for speeding.
After a 50 mile chase, Tovar collided head-on with another ute. Eight migrants died in Tovar’s truck, and the driver and passengers of the vehicle Tovar crashed into remain in stable condition in hospital, according to a federal complaint.
According to the complaint, US border patrol officers also encountered another ute while directing traffic near the crash site on Highway 277. After giving instructions, several inmates jumped up and fled into the city. the Bush. According to federal authorities, 12 undocumented migrants who had fled were arrested.
If found guilty, Tovar, who is in federal custody, could end up in jail.