Hit and run pedestrian accidents in Philadelphia

Two separate hit-and-run accidents involving pedestrians have left a four-year-old boy dead and a mother and her young son critically hurt in Philadelphia. Both incidents happened last night, with the fatal accident occurring in Southwest Philadelphia and the second injuring a young mother and her two-year-old son as they were crossing the street in the city’s Fairhill section. In both cases, the drivers of the vehicles fled the scene. Police are investigating.