Drag racer lost control and killed 2 children:VIDEO
The Texas drag racing event ended in a car accident with 10 injured. It is reported that two boys between the ages of 6 and 8 died on the spot, and eight more were hospitalized.
The crash happened on Saturday afternoon at an event called “Airport Race Wars 2” at the Kerrville-Kerr County Airport, police said in a news release.
“On Saturday, October 23, 2021 at about 3:20 p.m., a vehicle participating in a drag racing event, Airport Race Wars 2, which was taking place at Kerrville Aviation, 1875 Airport Loop at Kerrville-Kerr County Airport, lost control and left the runway, crashing into parked vehicles and striking spectators who were observing the races,” police wrote. “There were two fatalities. Multiple people were injured. Four were transported by air ambulances to treatment facilities in San Antonio. At least one person is being treated at Peterson Regional Medical Center. No further information regarding the condition of those injured is available at this time.”
The driver's name has not yet been disclosed.