Hit and Run Accident Leaves Two Children Injured

vlcsnap-2014-05-16-21h33m17s154Police see the driver and a female companion of a white Jeep vehicle that hit two children riding home from school on bicycle on Thursday evening.

According to police, 12 year old Francine Francis and 7 year old Herman Williams, Jr., students of St. Luke Methodist School, were riding home on Mahogany Street when near the junction with Western Avenue the vehicle hit them and then flew by without rendering aid.

Their grandmother, Wilma Whylie, spoke to reporters this afternoon.

vlcsnap-2014-05-16-21h31m30s109Wilma Whylie- Grandmother of Victims

“Yesterday evening, I get a call  that a vehicle knocked them down.  So, I was in the same neighbourhood of Karl Heusner, si, I just went there.  But what really happened is that I hear that the car knocked them down from back on and that over the handle of the bicycle, vlcsnap-2014-05-16-21h34m46s33da so dehn gea dih injury.  But weh hurt me the most is that because they never did stop and render aid to both of my grandchildren.  They jos took off and I hear that it was a man and a woman, and what hurts me more is that there is a woman there”.

The children were immediately taken to the KHMH for treatment and are now at home recuperating.

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