Deputies have located the car that drove into a group of children, killing two of the children and injuring four. But the driver is still sought by deputies.
According to Broward County Sheriff’s Office, two girls, 5 and 6-years-old, died at the crash scene on Monday in Wilton Manors, Florida.
Deputies say that two 9-year-old girls, a 10-year-old boy, and a 2-year-old boy were transported to a local hospital with “severe injuries”.
According to investigators, the man was attempting to pass a bus on Monday. The man cut in front of the bus, swerved to the right, then he lost control of the car
The man drove off of the road and onto the sidewalk and ultimately into a driveway, striking the children.
The driver fled the scene.
On Monday evening, Steven Gollan, a battalion chief with the Fort Lauderdale Fire Department, said, “This event is a horrific event any time of the year, let alone right after the holidays,” Steven Gollan, a battalion chief with the Fort Lauderdale Fire Department, said at a news conference Monday night.
We will update this story as more details are released.
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