Hunt is on for driver linked to double hit-and-run

Police are searching for the driver who hit a 4-year-old boy and his teenage brother and drove off Friday afternoon in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Authorities say the incident happened at around 3 p.m. on Marcy

News 12 Staff

Jan 31, 2009, 8:08 PM

Updated 5,593 days ago

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Hunt is on for driver linked to double hit-and-run
Police are searching for the driver who hit a 4-year-old boy and his teenage brother and drove off Friday afternoon in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
Authorities say the incident happened at around 3 p.m. on Marcy Avenue at Quincy Street, when a black sedan with South Carolina plates slammed into a tree and jumped the curb, hitting Dillan Jackson and his 16-year-old brother, Dwayne Jackson.
Witnesses of the crash say the impact of the collision sent the 4-year-old several feet into the air.
The two boys remain at Woodhull Hospital in stable condition. Dillan Jackson is being treated for a broken leg and pelvis, and his brother is being treated for a dislocated shoulder.
Anyone with information about the driver is asked to call 1-800-577-TIPS.


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