Young Hit & Run Victim Now In Coma

NORTH LAUDERDALE (CBS4) – The father of a 7 year-old girl struck by a hit and run driver says his daughter is now in a coma.

Pierre Moise is asking for prayers as his daughter lays in a hospital bed at Broward General Medical Center.

Meanwhile,  Broward Sheriff’s investigators say they have found the white and black Acura Integra that struck Francesca Thelemaque Wednesday afternoon as she walked with her mother to the North Lauderdale bus stop.  The two were going to the Swap Shop to do some Christmas shopping.

When rescue workers arrived shortly after the accident, they found Francesca not breathing and without a pulse.

BSO found the Acura Wednesday night after it was abandoned near a Lauderhill warehouse. Investigators said the damage to the car was consistent with having hit a small child.

Moise said he couldn’t believe what happened.

“That’s crazy. that’s crazy. I don’t understand that,” said Pierre Moise. “That’s my life…that’s my daughter. I spend my life with family.”



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