Man suspected of transporting undocumented immigrants leads Border Patrol agents on brief chase

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – U.S. Border Patrol agents who are assigned to the Ysleta Border Patrol station have arrested a person who is suspected of transporting undocumented immigrants.

According to officials, on Wednesday afternoon, agents attempted to pull the suspect’s vehicle over. The suspect then allegedly drove off and tried to evade agents.

Officials said the suspect then exited the moving vehicle from the passenger door and was injured in the process.

Agents tended to the injured person and contacted EMS, officials said. Agents stayed with the suspect until emergency workers arrived.

The undocumented immigrants were taken into custody.

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