Posted on Mar 14, 2023

News: Pickup truck crashes in Las Cruces following pursuit

LAS CRUCES, NM - A pickup truck crashed in Las Cruces, New Mexico Tuesday morning following a pursuit that originated in Texas, KFOX reports.

Authorities said the incident began when a Texas Department of Safety trooper set out in pursuit of a Nissan Titan with over 10 people inside.  The vehicle was followed by troopers and border patrol from a street in northwest El Paso onto Interstate 10 westbound.  The driver of the pickup crossed over the state line and eventually crashed in the area of S. Main Street and Selway Road in the Mesilla Park neighborhood.

There was no immediate word on whether anyone was injured.  Officials said the people in the vehicle remained at large.