Two youngsters had been killed and several other different individuals had been significantly injured after a drag racer misplaced management and plowed into spectators at an occasion in Texas.





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The accident occurred at about 3:20 p.m. native time Saturday when a automobile collaborating in a race left the runway and hit a number of parked autos and other people watching the occasion, the Kerrville Police Division stated.

An 8-year-old boy and 6-year-old boy had been killed within the accident, in response to police.

The occasion, known as Airport Race Wars 2, was being held at Kerrville-Kerr County Airport, northwest of San Antonio.



Two children were killed when a drag racer lost control of his vehicle and slammed into spectators at an event in Kerrville, Texas, Oct. 23, 2021.


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Two youngsters had been killed when a drag racer misplaced management of his car and slammed into spectators at an occasion in Kerrville, Texas, Oct. 23, 2021.

Along with the 2 deaths, 4 individuals had been airlifted to close by medical amenities in Austin or San Antonio, in response to the Kerrville police. A 26-year-old man was transported to Austin’s Dell Seaton Medical Heart in unknown situation; a 27-year-old lady was transported to San Antonio Medical Heart in crucial however non-life-threatening situation; and a 46-year-old lady was additionally taken to San Antonio Medical Heart in crucial situation, police stated.

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The 34-year-old man who was driving the drag racer is listed in secure situation at San Antonio Medical Heart, police stated.

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Two different youngsters — a 3-month-old and a 4-year-old — had been taken to Peterson Regional Medical Heart in Kerrville as a precaution. Two individuals had been additionally handled on the scene, Kerrville police stated.

“Kerrville Police are conducting an investigation into the accident. This investigation is in its early levels and we’ve no different info to launch at the moment,” the division stated in a press release.



Two people were killed in an accident at a drag racing event in Kerrville, Texas, at the Kerrville Municipal Airport on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021.


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Two individuals had been killed in an accident at a drag racing occasion in Kerrville, Texas, on the Kerrville Municipal Airport on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021.

The occasion, which was for beginner drivers, was placed on by Flyin’ Diesel Efficiency, an auto customization store in Kerrville. The store is positioned adjoining to the municipal airport.

“Sure, there was an incident at Airport Race Wars,” Ross Dunagan, proprietor of Flyin’ Diesel Efficiency, stated in a video posted to the shop’s Fb web page. “Medical personnel are doing every part they will. They’re taking good care of your complete scene. … We ask that you simply please pray for everybody concerned.”

ABC Information’ Matt Foster contributed to this report.

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