Eight people found dead in semi truck trailer

Eight people found dead in semi truck trailer

Authorities say 30 people have been taken to the hospital after they were found in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer with in the parking lot of a San Antonio Walmart.

McManus initially called it a case of human trafficking and at the end of the conference said that this "is not an isolated incident".

Seventeen of those rescued are listed in critical condition, while 13 others are in serious condition.

San Antonio Fire Department units were called shortly after 12:30 a.m.to the Wal-Mart, located at 8358 Interstate 35 South on the city's southwest side, and found the people inside the trailer.

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"They were very hot to the touch", Hood said of the people found inside.

SAFD Chief Charles Hood said AirLife and the department's mobile mass casualty transportation vehicle were both used to transport patients from the scene to area hospitals. Police were alerted after someone who had been inside the truck, which did not have working air conditioning or water supplies, approached a Walmart staff member to ask for water. The person also reportedly told the employee that there were people inside a trailer who needed help. Dozens of others were suffering from heat-related ailments in what San Antonio Police Chief William McManus called a "horrific tragedy" and a "human trafficking crime".

"These networks have repeatedly shown a reckless disregard for those they smuggle, as last night's case demonstrates", Homan said in a statement.

The police of the U.S. city of San Antonio, Texas, found eight people dead in the back of a trailer parked near a supermarket, according to official statement.

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In 2003, 19 immigrants were killed after their smugglers abandoned them in the back of a trailer in Victoria, Texas. Thirty-eight people were in the trailer. The eight adult men who were found dead are believed to have been killed by heat exposure or asphyxiation, according to police. "We are very fortunate that there weren't 38 people who were locked inside of this vehicle dead".

McManus said the driver was arrested, but he didn't release the driver's name. The truck driver was arrested without incident, and medical care began immediately.

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials defended the use of tough methods to fight human smuggling. The organization also notes that many migrants are abused during the smuggling process and made to endure severe conditions, or even die. "You can see that it happens late at night under darkness because they don't want to be discovered".

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