SAN ANTONIO — Dozens of people, including some children, were discovered late Tuesday in a tractor-trailer in San Antonio.
Authorities were called to a North Side neighborhood around 8:30 p.m. and found 55 people suspected of entering the country illegally in and around a tractor-trailer, according to KSAT-TV.
The agency is investigating, said Homeland Security Investigations spokeswoman Nina Pruneda.
San Antonio Fire Department chief Charles Hood said the people appeared to be in good health.
‘This truck was air-conditioned, thank God. This truck had water. So they were hydrated,” Hood said.
Five people were treated for minor injuries and transported to a hospital, Hood said.
The rest of the trailer’s occupants were taken to a detention center after they were searched.