Woman, children rushed to hospital after Orange County hit-and-run

Investigators looking for other car

By ClickOrlando Staff

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - The Florida Highway Patrol said a mother and four kids were rushed to a local hospital after a hit-and-run crash on North Pine Hills Road in Orange County on Monday.

Investigators said the victims were hit by a silver passenger-style van around 9:10 p.m. while crossing Pine Hills Road in a marked crosswalk.

Troopers are trying to find the vehicle that hit the victims.

A woman, Francharia Williams, and the children, who are between 7 months and 4 years old, are expected to survive, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

“It really breaks your heart to see something like this, when somebody leaves the scene. They should do the right thing and come forward,” Orange County Fire Rescue spokesman Mike Jachles said.

Anyone with information about the vehicle involved in the crash is asked to call Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS (8477) or FHP at 407-737-2213.

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