Car hits boy playing football in street

Boy airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital

By Carlos Suarez - Anchor/Reporter , Ben Candea

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - A 12-year-old boy was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital in critical condition after he was hit by a car while playing football in the street on Thursday afternoon.

The crash happened in the 15200 block of Northwest 29th Avenue about 4:15 p.m.

Police are looking for a black Lexus or Ford Mustang and a red vehicle. Witnesses said the drivers were drag racing and driving recklessly as they headed north on Northwest 29th Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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