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Family of hit and run victim asks to anyone with information to come forward

DestinyTorres talks to NBC 10 about one of the two victims of a hit and run accident in New Bedford. (WJAR)

The sister of one of the young victims of a hit and run in New Bedford spoke only with NBC10 News saying her brother and his best friend are still hospitalized with serious injuries.

The accident happened Saturday night just before 9 p.m. near the intersection of Blackmer and South Second Streets.

Destiny Torres, the sister of one of the 12-year-old victims says the two boy were trying to cross the road on mini motorized bikes when they were hit.

Torres says her brother's leg is badly broken, while the other boy reportedly suffered a broken hip.

"The brake got stuck," she said. "The next thing they knew they turned and the car comes and hits them."

"It happened so fast they couldn't react," Torres added.

New Bedford Police say the car involved in this crash has significant front end damage. They also believe it's silver or gray... and that it might be an Acura.


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