KERRVILLE, Texas (AP) — A driver lost control during a Texas
drag racing event and slammed into a crowd of spectators, killing two and
injuring at least five others Saturday, authorities said.
The crash occurred Saturday afternoon at an event called
“Airport Race Wars 2” at the Kerrville-Kerr County Airport, police said in a
The driver “lost control and left the runway, crashing into
parked vehicles and striking spectators who were observing the races,” Kerville
Four people were airlifted to hospitals in San Antonio,
while at least one person was receiving treatment at a local Kerville facility,
police said. Kerville is about 60 miles (97 kilometers) northwest of San
Authorities did not immediately release information about
the two people who died or give details about those who were injured.