Two liittle boys aged 8 and 6 were killed and eight others injured on Saturday after a car crash at an organized drag-racing event at the Kerrville-Kerr County Airport in Kerrville, Texas.
Two of the injured victims, a 4-year-old boy, and a three-month-old baby girl, were admitted to Peterson Regional Medical Center as a precaution, while two others were treated at the scene.
The four other victims, ranging in age from 26 to 46, were admitted to hospitals in Austin and San Antonio. One of them, a middle-aged woman was flown to University Medical Center.
Tragedy struck the self-billed “Airport Race Wars 2” around 3:20 p.m. on Saturday, when officials said a car participating in the race lost control and left the runway, crashing into parked vehicles and hitting spectators.
Kerrville Police Department is investigating the incident.