Agents rescue migrants after driver abandons moving vehicle
Driver later found and arrested
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - A social media post through U.S. Border Patrol showed agents rescuing migrants from an abandoned vehicle while it was left on drive.
Before midnight on Sunday, Border Patrol agents in a helicopter saw people go into a sedan on Avenue 15E.
Agents tried to stop the vehicle but the driver jumped out while the sedan was still moving.
A driver in the Border Patrol truck drove in front of the sedan to bring it to a stop.
Six migrants were found in the driverless vehicle and were later taken to Yuma Sector for processing.
The 27-year-old driver of the sedan from Yuma was found and arrested with smuggling charges.