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Teens hit-and-run victims in the Bronx

Dylon Ramirez a 16-year-old boy is dead after he was struck by two cars in the Bronx.  Both cars fled the scene.

Hit and run accident kills teen critically injures another.

The teens were were on Crawford Avenue crossing east at Baychester when hit by a car that drove off!

A 15-year-old girl suffered critical injuries in the accident early evening Sunday.

According to authorities the teens were crossing Baychester Avenue when they were struck by a Honda Accord traveling north.

They say 16-year-old Dylon Ramirez was then hit by another car going south. Both drivers fled the scene but the driver of the Honda returned and was taken into custody

Both teens were taken to Jacobi Medical Center, where Ramirez was pronounced dead. The 15-year-old is listed in critical condition.

UPDATE: Arrest made in hit-and-run that killed Bronx teen

Police have arrested Shawn Williams, 26, as the hit-and-run driver that killed 16-year-old Dylon Ramirez and critically injured a 15 year old teenage girl. Williams was headed north on Baychester Avenue when he hit the two youths as they crossed the road near Crawford Avenue.

Williams is charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident Resulting in Death and Reckless Driving.

Police are still searching for the second driver.

Felony Hit-and-Run in New York:

In New York If the accident results in serious injury and a driver flees, the crime is considered a felony, punishable by a fine between $2,000 and $5,000 and additional penalties, including prison time.

Paul  Ajlouny, New York car accident lawyer, responds to this very tragic accident. “People need to just slow down and drive with caution. We all need to yield to pedestrians on our city the streets, because as seen in this devastating accident that has taken the life of a young teenage boy and has critically injured a young girl.

It’s simple, SLOW  DOWN and save life. Condolences to the Ramirez family.” Says Mr. Ajloluny.

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