Police in Florida have made an arrest in the tragic Monday afternoon hit-and-run that left two children dead and four other youngsters injured — including two in critical condition.
Sean Charles Greer, 37, who was taken into custody Tuesday night, had his license suspended in 2016 and was on probation for burglary when he plowed into a crowd of children in Broward County, WFOR-TV said.
He now faces multiple charges in the incident that killed 5-year-old Kylie Jones and Andrea Fleming, 6, as they walked with an adult relative near a bus stop in Wilton Manors.
Judge Joseph Murphy ordered Greer held without bail at his first court appearance — after Greer flipped out, knocked over a podium and had to be whisked away by a deputy.
“We seem to have lost him for a moment,” the judge said in court.
The Broward County Sheriff’s Office said Greer was behind the wheel of a 2009 Honda Accord shortly before 3 p.m. Monday when he tried to cut off a merging Broward County transit bus, lost control and jumped the sidewalk, striking the children.
The driver sped from the scene. Cops found the car they believe Greer was driving hours later. Greer was taken into custody on Tuesday.
Greer was hit with a slew of charges, including failing to stop in an accident involving death, failing to stop in an accident involving serious injury, tampering with evidence, and driving that caused a death or serious injury.