PHILADELPHIA (AP/WTXF) - Police say they don't yet know whether a car that was turned over to investigators was involved in a hit-and-run that killed a 5-year-old boy in West Philadelphia, and they are seeking anyone with information about the accident.
Authorities say the 2016 Hyundai Sonata was turned in Sunday afternoon after officials released photos of the vehicle.
Xavier Moy was struck just after 4 p.m. Friday and rushed to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where he was pronounced dead less than an hour later.
Capt. Mark Overwise said there was no significant damage to the vehicle turned in, but that doesn't mean it wasn't involved.
Police did not say who turned in the car, and no arrests have been made.
“That car killed my cousin. Turn yourself in. It was a woman, turn yourself in. Turn yourself in, please turn yourself in,” said cousin Dorothy Moy.
The vehicle is registered to the 200 block of South 50th Street. Police say the car is possibly driven by a woman in her twenties.
"They deserve to know who did it. They deserve to know why you left the scene. He’s a baby. You could have just stayed there. It could have been an accident. You leaving the scene, making yourself look more guilty. My cousin doesn’t deserve that,” Moy cried.
The Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect.
nyone with information is urged to call police at (215) 686-TIPS or (215) 6852-3180.
A GoFundMe has also been set up to help support the family following Xavier's death.