7 dead after car runs into pedestrians, alleged driver arrested

Seven people are dead in Brownsville, Texas, after a car ran into pedestrians Sunday morning while they were waiting at a bus stop.

The crash occurred at 8:30 a.m. near the Ozanam Center in Brownsville when a gray Range Rover slammed into the bus stop.

In addition to those who died, up to 10 people are being treated for serious and minor injuries at the hospital, according to police.

Police have a male suspect, who is a resident of Brownsville, in custody and receiving medical care.

Some of those hit Sunday are migrants, They were under the care of border patrol at the time of the accident.

The driver is in the hospital being treated and under 24-hour guard watch, police said. Tests are currently being performed to check for alcohol and drug use.

Investigators did not comment on a possible motive or whether the crash was intentional.

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