More than a dozen suspected illegal immigrants were found stuffed in the back of a large truck that was stalled on the Sam Houston Parkway in southwest Houston Thursday night, officials said.
The truck was spotted about 8:20 p.m. on West Beltway 8 near the Westpark Tollway, according to Harris County Precinct 5 Constable's Office.
Pct, 5 Capt. Terry Allbritton said a roadside assistance worker stopped to help the driver when he saw the disabled truck. But the driver of the truck jumped out and ran away.