Pickup crash results in three injured

SANTA ROSA — Three men are listed in critical condition after the truck they were passengers in rolled over.

Another four of the 10 who were in the pickup are still on the loose.

Texas Department of Public Safety said the one vehicle accident occurred yesterday around 6:23 a.m. on F.M. 1425 south of S.H. 107 east of Santa Rosa.

The preliminary investigation revealed a 2002 brown Chevrolet Silverado pick-up occupied by 10 people including the driver was traveling southbound on F.M. 1425.

The Chevrolet was traveling at an unsafe speed upon the curve and lost control veering onto the eastside shoulder and into an open field, the DPS said.

Three of the men were taken to Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen first, then two were airlifted to San Antonio Military Medical Center.

The third man will remain at VBMC.

The seven other occupants of the truck were on the run and had remained at large for most of the morning, according to DPS which is currently investigating the crash.

The United States Border Patrol and a DPS aircraft were used to search for the others.

Later yesterday afternoon, some of the remaining occupants of the car were found.

Three were apprehended nearby the scene.

That leaves a total of six in custody, including the three in area hospitals apprehended, leaving four subjects at large.

DPS said they are no longer searching the area but will continue to investigate.