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Dept of Homeland Security incident leads to rollover and chase

A Human trafficking Incident in an area near Bracketville led to a rollover accident and high speed chase of another vehicle on Friday, September 20.

Del Río Sector Border Patrol reported that two individuals are in custody after two vehicles failed to yield to U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Brackettville Station.

On Friday Border Patrol agents attempted to perform traffic stops on two vehicles on Ranch Road 674 near Brackettville. Both drivers failed to yield, leading agents on a pursuit.

The driver of the lead vehicle, a maroon Nissan sedan, lost control of the vehicle. Several occupants fled from the vehicle into the nearby brush. One individual was apprehended, required medical assistance and was transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Border Patrol agents assisted the injured subject and began searching for the other occupants. The driver of the second vehicle, a silver Nissan sedan continued attempting to evade law enforcement by failing to stop their vehicle. Edwards County Sheriff’s deputies took over pursuit of the second vehicle. Kerr County Sheriff’s deputies utilized a controlled tire deflation device to stop the vehicle near Mountain Home, and were able to apprehend the driver. No further injuries have been reported.

Agents and deputies continue to search for the people who ran from the vehicles

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