Multiple injuries were reported at Saturday's drag racing event at the Kerrville-Kerr County airport, where one witness said she was present when a car crashed into a crowd.

A Kerrville Police Department spokesman confirmed there was a crash at the event and multiple people were injured, but he had no further information. The agency is investigating the incident and is expected to release more details soon.

Brittany Lehmann, whose husband had raced earlier that day, said she was facing the other direction when she heard a crash, turned around and saw black smoke and people running. 

"They said 'Get your children out of here,'" Lehmann said. 

From what she gathered on scene, a car fishtailed into onlookers — including young children — after it crossed the finish line. There were no barriers beyond the finish line, Lehmann said. Her family also had been watching the race from beyond the finish line, but they weren't as far as the crash site, she said.  

"If we had gotten there five minutes earlier, we would have been right there," said Lehmann, who has three young children. 

An ambulance already was on site as a precaution, and additional first responders arrived very quickly, Lehmann said. 

"I'm praying for the families," she said. 

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