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88 undocumented immigrants found inside tractor-trailer

Posted: 8:10 AM, May 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-23 09:10:46-04

More than 80 undocumented immigrants were found inside a tractor-trailer in Willacy County late Tuesday night.

The tractor trailer was pulled over for a traffic stop on northbound Highway 77 near Raymondville.

Multiple agencies responded to the scene after the traffic stop turned into a human smuggling case.

In all, 88 undocumented immigrants were found inside, 2 of them were transported to the hospital.

KGBT was told a driver and passenger were in the tractor trailer.

At this time, the case remains under investigation.