UPDATE: Five people were found hiding in nearby restrooms following this morning's car fire were in the United States illegally, according to U.S. Border Patrol officials.
The discovery followed a crash investigation that left a car in flames at Suncrest Drive in west El Paso. Officials say the incident remains under investigation.
The five people were taken into custody for processing.
EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- A large plume of black smoke can be seen in west El Paso. There are reports of a car fire near the Top Golf.
It happened early Thursday morning.
ABC-7 has a crew on the scene. Our crew reports many Texas DPS Troopers and U.S. Border Patrol vehicles.
A witness tells ABC-7 the driver ran from the car. The fire was out by 10:45 a.m.
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