Woman Arrested for Hit-And-Run Involving Toddler: Police

Lisa Gail Quiggins, 45, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving serious injury

Saturday, May 25, 2013  |  Updated 6:47 PM EDT
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Authorities Identify Tow Truck Driver Killed in Hit-and-Run

Broward Sheriff's Office

Lisa Gail Quiggins

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Mother of Boy Hurt in Hit-and-Run Makes Plea to Driver

Fort Lauderdale Police said Monday that they have found and seized the red Volkswagen Beetle involved in a recent hit-and-run crash with a young boy – and now need the public's help identifying the driver. Isaac Cruz's mother, Jenny Rivera, pleaded for the driver to turn himself or herself in.

Authorities Identify Tow Truck Driver Killed in Hit-and-Run

Towing truck company owner and operator David Chirinos was servicing a car in the emergency lane of State Road 874 by the Killian Parkway exit early Saturday when an older model BMW fatally hit and pinned him between the two cars, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The BMW then sped away, the FHP said. On Monday brother Edwin Chirinos spoke for the victim s distraught family as it demands justice. Neighbor Tony Moreno was devastated by the news of David Chirinos death, while neighbor Elu Socccaras recalled his giving spirit.
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Fort Lauderdale Police arrested a woman suspected of a hit-and-run crash that left a young boy hospitalized.

Lisa Gail Quiggins, 45, has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving serious injury, according to Fort Lauderdale Police.

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The incident happened almost two weeks ago when the toddler left the sidewalk in front of his home in the 5200 block of Northeast 18th Avenue and ran into on-coming traffic. Witnesses said he was hit by a red Volkswagen.

The boy was rushed to the hospital where he was in stable condition. Police have not said if the boy was released.

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