Authorities say 27 individuals had been within the car when it crashed and 14 had been discovered lifeless on scene.
IMPERIAL COUNTY, Calif. — California Freeway Patrol confirms that a number of individuals are lifeless after a crash in Imperial County, positioned close to the Mexico border and about 50 miles from the Arizona border.
Throughout a information convention on the El Centro Regional Medical Middle, Managing Director of the Emergency Division, Judy Cruz mentioned, “We consider there was 27 passengers on this S.U.V. that struck a semi-truck stuffed with gravel. 14 had been lifeless on the scene. three of them had been flown out from the scene, 7 sufferers transported to El Centro Regional Medical Middle the place sadly a type of has died since arrival.”
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The El Centro Medical Middle is predicted to present one other replace on the standing of the sufferers at 11 a.m. PT (2 p.m. ET) on Tuesday. That dwell press convention will likely be streamed on this story.
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