SINTON, Texas (KRIS) — Five family members are dead after a one-vehicle crash on a South Texas highway.
Investigators believe the driver may have fallen asleep around 3 a.m., causing the SUV to roll off the overpass onto the roadway below.
A total of nine people were riding in the vehicle. They were believed to be traveling from Georgia to the Valley.
The Suburban, which was towing a trailer, caught on fire under the overpass.
Five people have died and four others were taken to a hospital for what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.
No identities have been released as the investigation continues.This story is developing. News 3 will continue to bring you further updates.