Florida man in fatal hit-and-run crash arrested after killing two children and injuring four more
Florida man arrested for hit-and-run that killed two children in a playground was out on bail for burglary
- Police have arrested Sean Charles Greer, 27, accused of fatally running over a group of children Monday, killing two and injuring four, all ten or younger
- Kylie Jones, 5, and Andrea Fleming,6, were killed in the hit-and-run at 2417 NW Ninth Avenue in Wilton Manors
- Greer was driving a 2009 Honda Accord at the time of the crash
- He allegedly swerved around a turning Broward County Transit bus, rode up on the curve and plowed through the children
- He allegedly confessed to his involvement in the crash, which happened just before 3 p.m. Monday
Sean Charles Greer, 27, was accused of running over a group of children Monday, killing two and injuring four, all ten or younger, and is facing two counts of leaving the scene of an accident involving death among several charges
A South Florida man driving with a suspended license was arrested Tuesday for a hit-and-run that killed two children and injured four other kids.
Sean Charles Greer, 27, was slapped with several charges, including two counts of leaving the scene of an accident involving death, for Monday’s fatal incident.
Detectives arrested Greer, who they say confessed to his involvement. His address is listed as less than a third of a mile from where the incident took place.
Greer was driving his 2009 Honda Accord southbound on Northwest Ninth Avenue in Wilton Manors at the same time that a Broward County Transit bus was stopped to drop off a passenger at around 3 pm.
As the bus pulled out to continue southbound, it began to merge into the right lane from the edge of the roadway. Greer’s Honda approached the bus from behind but the driver failed to allow the bus to merge and passed it, almost striking the front driver’s side as it cut in front of the bus, police said.
The Honda then veered right and drove off the roadway and onto the sidewalk, striking the children. The vehicle then accelerated and fled the area.
Andrea Fleming, 6, and Kylie Jones, 5, died at the scene. Four other children, Draya Fleming, 9, Laziyah Stokes, also 9, Johnathan Carter, 10, and Audre Fleming, 2, were transported to Broward Health Medical Center, police said.
The three Fleming children were siblings visiting their father.
Andrea Fleming, 6, and Kylie Jones, 5, were killed at the scene near 2417 N.W. Ninth Avenue in Wilton Manors (pictured), just north of Fort Lauderdale, at around 3.00p.m. on Monday, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office
A Broward County Transit bus in Wilton Manors, Florida, was in the motion of turning when Greer plowed into the children on the sidewalk after driving up the curve
Police said Greer was driving a 2009 Honda Accord Sedan (pictured) when he caused the carnage
Physical evidence at the scene and other information led detectives to identify the vehicle involved, which was then released among law enforcement agencies. The car was later located in Wilton Manors.
Police said the vehicle had damage consistent with being involved in the crash. The front bumper was missing, which was located at the scene.
Along with the two counts of leaving the scene of an accident involving death, Greer faces two counts of leaving the scene of an accident involving serious bodily injury, tampering with evidence, four counts of driving without a license causing death and/or serious bodily injuries and driving with a suspended license.
Greer is also currently on probation for burglary. It was not immediately known if he had a lawyer who could speak on his behalf.