WILTON MANORS, Fla. – At least 2 children were killed and three others were injured after the driver of a vehicle mowed them down in Wilton Manors Monday afternoon, officials said.
The crash occurred in the 2400 block of Northwest Ninth Avenue in Broward County.
Fort Lauderdale Battalion Chief Stephen Gollan told WPLG in addition to the 2 fatalities, three other kids were taken to Broward Health Medical Center — with one child listed as critical and the others in stable condition.
It wasn’t immediately clear if the crash was intentional or if the driver was arrested.
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Residents were being asked to avoid the area as police conducted an investigation.
TRAFFIC CLOSED IN THE AREA OF 2600-1900 BLK. PLEASE USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.
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This is a breaking news update.