Il Kerrville Police Department said in a statement that the boys were
6 e 8 Anni. Eight other people were injured
, including two other children
, diceva la dichiarazione. The youngest among those hurt is a 3-month-old girl
L'evento, Airport Race Wars 2, was taking place at the Kerrville-Kerr County Airport, in giro 70 miles from San Antonio.
The event held several races in multiple categories
. Un totale di $ 10,000 in prize money was set to be awarded
, secondo an advertising flyer
Police said the vehicle lost control and before crashing into parked vehicles and striking spectators.
Flyin Diesel Performance
, an automotive business in Kerrville
, organized the event
. Shortly after the accident
, Ross Dunagan
, with Flyin Diesel Performance
, confirmed the accident on the company’s Facebook page but said further details couldn’t be released
“The race is shut down, ” Egli ha detto. “We ask that you please pray for everybody involved.”
Four of the injured adults were taken to a hospital by air ambulance. Two adults were listed in critical condition at University Medical Center in San Antonio, ha detto la polizia.
The youngest victims, a 4-year-old boy and a 3-month-old girl, were transported to Peterson Regional Medical Center in Kerrville by ambulance for precautionary evaluations, secondo la polizia.
“Kerrville Police are conducting an investigation into the accident,” ha detto il dipartimento di polizia. “This investigation is active and ongoing.”
A drag racing event held earlier this year at the airport drew over
3,000 spectators with around
150 vehicles participating
, secondo Hill Country Community Journal