#ABC7Now | Victims identified as 30-year-old Alma Soraya Vázquez and her 7-year-old son Ángel García Vázquez. The mother and son were crossing 26th Ave & Foothill Boulevard in Oakland Saturday night when a car struck them and fled the scene. @abc7newsbayarea pic.twitter.com/ywnZSb9tyW— Luz Peña (@LuzPenaABC7) April 15, 2019
The mother was crossing 26th Avenue and Foothill Boulevard in Oakland with her son and husband's brother when a two-door Mercedes-Benz struck them and fled the scene.
Around 7:25 p.m., paramedics tried to revive 6-year-old Angel Garcia Vazquez. His mom 20 feet away from him, fighting for her life -- across from her was 19-year-old Jaime Garcia.
#ABC7Now | Anselmo Garcia ran out of his house and found his wife, son, and 19-year-old brother laying on the street fighting for their lives after being stuck by a car.— Luz Peña (@LuzPenaABC7) April 15, 2019
“I’m really broken, my heart. I have two kids left. I lost half of my family. I need help” @abc7newsbayarea pic.twitter.com/PYRnIf59no
"In that moment I ran to my kid, I ran to my wife, I ran to my brother. I didn't know what to do," said Anselmo Garcia.
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Garcia remembers talking to his wife asking her to hold on.
"Be strong for the rest of my kids. I saw her, she was crying. That's all I saw from her," said Garcia. His 19-year-old brother, Jaime Garcia, was the only one who survived, but remains in critical condition.
#ABC7Now | Anselmo Garcia describes the heartbreaking moment when he ran out of his house and found his wife and son fighting for their lives.— Luz Peña (@LuzPenaABC7) April 15, 2019
“In that moment I ran to my kid, I ran to my wife, I ran to my brother. I didn’t know what to do” @abc7newsbayarea pic.twitter.com/GFNjXE89bx
Throughout the day, neighbors collected funds to help the family with funeral expenses and held a vigil in their honor.
#ABC7Now | Friends and neighbors of the victims left flowers and candles at the corner where the three victims were struck by a black Mercedes Benz.— Luz Peña (@LuzPenaABC7) April 15, 2019
The third victim was identified as 19-year-old Jaime Garcia who remains in critical condition. @abc7newsbayarea pic.twitter.com/vWua3ScPHG
According to Oakland police, the suspect who drove off from the scene is a black male, about 6'2, wearing a white t-shirt and a grey hoodie. The suspect was caught on a nearby surveillance video leaving the black Mercedes-Benz with a broken windshield and blood.
"This is a very busy street. Something was going to happen sooner or later," said neighbor Jerry Pong.
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Pong, along with other neighbors, want the city of Oakland to install several signs and traffic lights to prevent more accidents.
"It's a long distance from 28th to 23rd with no lights or stops or anything. Something needs to happen," said Johanna Masis.
Vazquez leaves behind an 11-year-old son and a 1-year-old daughter.
#ABC7Now | Heartbreaking 💔Anselmo Garcia consoles his 11-year-old son during his wife’s vigil.— Luz Peña (@LuzPenaABC7) April 15, 2019
Alma Soraya Vazquez leaves behind an 11-year-old son and 1-year-old daughter. @abc7newsbayarea pic.twitter.com/yTRPLonHl2
Oakland police said they have a possible suspect but have not made an arrest.
Oakland city councilman Noel Gallo is scheduled to visit the neighborhood and speak to the family.
If you would like to make a donation to the Garcia Vasquez family, go here.