HOUSTON, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Six people were killed after a stolen truck chased by authorities slammed into several vehicles in the U.S. state of Texas Monday, local media reported.
The tragedy happened on Monday afternoon in Mission city in southwest Texas, local TV ABC13 reported. The driver of the stolen truck was fleeing from police when it hit three cars at an intersection.
Six people were pronounced dead and an unspecified number of others were injured. Their identities have not been released.
The truck driver fled the scene but was later arrested. The unidentified driver was being treated at a local hospital, the report said.
An investigation is underway.