TREMONT, the Bronx (PIX11) – A hit-and-run driver struck two girls in the Bronx Tuesday evening, police said.
The hit-and-run happened at East 180th Street and Arthur Avenue in Tremont around 5:40 p.m., NYPD and FDNY officials said.
A black SUV heading east on East 180th Street hit two 11-year-old girls and then drove away, according to the NYPD. The SUV had a green light at the time of the crash, police said.
The two girls were taken to a hospital and are expected to survive, authorities said.
Police have not located the driver of the SUV.
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