POMPANO BEACH (CBSMiami) – Broward Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a white newer model Genesis G80 with a South Carolina tag that was involved in a hit and run crash that sent a 14 year old boy to the hospital with serious injuries.
The crash happened along NW 6 Avenue in Pompano Beach around 3 p.m. on Friday.
A woman who witnessed the crash but did not want to reveal her identity spoke about seeing the driver of the car doing a doughnut in the intersection near the scene just seconds before hitting the boy.
“I’m looking out at the car and I’m saying, ‘Look at these damn fools. They actually did like a 360-like,’” the woman said.
Dontavius Mack described what happened next.
“It just came flying down here and the boy was crossing the road and he hit hm and he flew off the bike,” Mack said.
We’re told the victim flew in the air and slammed into the front of a parked car before landing on the pavement. Witnesses say the driver of the car that hit him took off.
“They weren’t even stopped for like 5 seconds,” Mack said. “They just stopped and kept going.”
People rushed to help the boy who was screaming. Paramedics rushed him to Broward Health Medical Center.
Witnesses told us he had a serious injuries to his arm and head but investigators said he is expected to be OK.
After the crash, his bike lay against a tree as crime scene investigators looked it over and took pictures of the crime scene. People who live here offered a message to the driver of this car.
“They need to go to jail when they catch him,” said resident Alice Love. “They need to be punished.”
Deputies are searching for a 2016-2017 Genesis G80 with a South Carolina tag EGN 306. Investigators believe it probably has damage to the from passenger side.
If you know where that car is or who was driving it, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at (954) 493-TIPS.