On Monday, the driver of the truck was imposed of transporting many illegal migrants in Texas from which 10 people were dead due to the sweltering heat of the tractor-trailer.
After eight men were found in a trailer standing outside of Walmart store in city, San Antonio added with other migrants counting children affected by heat stroke and also dehydration the jurisdiction arrested the driver of that truck who is James Mathew Bradly.
Later in hospital two of migrant’s dead and many of other migrants were treated stated by officials.
Officials reported that some of the migrants were from Mexico and the foreign ministry of Guatemala said that two of the Guatemalans were lively but dehydrated.
The outside temperature on Sunday was topped to 37.8 degree Celsius (100 Fahrenheit).
According to a complaint of the criminal, Bradley told the officers that he was not awarded to anyone inside his truck at that scene, till he parked his truck outside the Walmart to use a bathroom.
In the court, Bradley appeared for very short time for charging under the law which makes it unlawful to transport a migrant though you know a person is in the state illegally.If Bradley will be convicted on a single count, he could face death or his whole life in prison.
Bradley opened doors “and was surprised when he was run over by ‘Spanish’ people and knocked to the ground,” according to the complaint’s summary of the interview. He noticed “bodies just lying on the floor like meat.” Some 30 or 40 people got out and “scattered,” stated by Bradley.
He didn’t call 911 but called to his wife, as court documents stated.
One of the migrants said when he gets into the truck 70 people were already there, but according to another one, there were 180 to 200 when he got on.
One of the migrants said that 6 vehicles were standing outside when doors of the truck were opened and migrants “swarmed” to these vehicles. But according to Bradley, there were no vehicles outside to pick up migrants.
Pyle transportation, the owner of this truck said that this truck was sold a month ago and Bradley was appointed for taking it to the Brownsville city.The consul general was working to find out migrant’s nationalities stated by Mexico government.