A 21-year-old man is dead and seven others are injured after a vehicle crashed through a guardrail and crashed into a crowd at a mud racing event in West Texas.
According to MySA, the crash occurred in Fabens, Texas, about 40 miles southeast of El Paso and less than a mile from the Mexican border, around 6:30 pm Sunday.
Police said the crash happened just as the race was starting with a truck losing control and crashing into other cars and a crowd of people. Three other vehicles were involved in the accident along with at least eight people.
All eight were transported to the hospital with three of the individuals being listed in critical condition. One of the three critical patients, Willie Valadez Ramirez, died shortly after arriving.
There is an ongoing investigation into the accident. It is unclear if charges will be filed.
Information provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
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