PHILADELPHIA - The family of a little girl who was critically injured in a hit-and-run crash last week in Philadelphia is pleading for the driver of the vehicle to come forward.
Family members say Divinity McFarland, 5, 43-year-old Shaheed Richberg and a 3-year-old girl were crossing the intersection of 56th and Vine streets around noon Friday when they were hit.
Divinity suffered severe head trauma from the crash and remains at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in critical condition.
Richberg, according to family, is also hospitalized with two broken legs."She’s fighting hard to come back to us, she’s a strong little girl, so we have hopes that she’s gonna pull through it’s just gonna take time," Divinity's aunt, Elsie Jackson, said.MORE LOCAL HEADLINESPolice believe the striking vehicle fled the scene of the crash and was found abandoned blocks away near the intersection of 53rd and Race streets.Authorities described the driver as a Black man in his 50s wearing a white t-shirt with dark lettering and tan pants.