5 die in rollover during pursuit by Border Patrol

5 die in rollover during pursuit by Border Patrol

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TUCSON, Ariz. -

Authorities say the driver of a van that overturned while being pursued by Border Patrol agents survived the weekend crash in southeastern Arizona that killed five people.

Rural/Metro Fire spokesman Willie Treatch says 22 people were in the van at the time it rolled over Saturday night in between Tucson and Benson.

17 other people were taken to hospitals for treatment. Their injuries are unknown.

"We had multiple ejections, we had, the injuries ranged to critical from blunt force trauma to minor abrasions," said Treatch.

Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman Graves says none of the people in the vehicle had identification, but investigators believe the passengers are from Mexico and Guatemala.

The Border Patrol says agents tried unsuccessfully to stop the vehicle as it traveled west on I-10.

According to DPS, the Border Patrol agents were about a mile behind the SUV when the accident occurred on the off-ramp to State Route 83.

No names were released in this case.

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