Fort Worth, TX – Two people are killed while one person is still in hospital for treatment as a result of the Sunday’s hit-and-run in Fort Worth, local authorities say.
According to them, the 12-year-old Allison Zarate and the 20-year-old Bella Vasquez were involved in minor accident Sunday morning, but later struck and killed by other vehicle while as they were walking to get help.
Another person, a third victim in the incident, remains hospitalized and his condition is unknown at this point.
The fatal incident took place on I-20 in the early morning hours around 2 a.m. on Sunday when three vehicles crashed causing only minor damage to the vehicles.
All three were walking on the shoulder of the highway to get help when a vehicle struck them without stopping.
Vasquez died at the scene, while the two other victims were transferred to hospital for treatment. The 12-year-old died Sunday afternoon.
Officer Brad Perez says footage from cameras down the road shows several cars going by. It was not surprising for a Halloween weekend.
Police are still investigating the case. Authorities are asking for public’s help in identifying and locating the suspect responsible for the crash.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call 911.
texasstandard.news contributed to this report.