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Teens Struck By Hit and Run Driver In Indianapolis

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A hit and run accident on Tuesday night has left two teen girls fighting for their lives.

The girls were walking northbound in the 2800 block of North Keystone when the driver, 36, lost control of his vehicle and drove onto the sidewalk hitting the girls.

Police quickly found the driver who had crashed into a parked car after fleeing the scene. He was taken into custody.

The girls, both 15, were taken to Methodist Hospital in critical condition, with one extremely critical.

Police suspect alcohol may be a factor. The investigation is ongoing.

UPDATE: The driver faces four charges, including operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a previous conviction and leaving the scene of a crash.

According to IMPD, the driver has previously been arrested on gun, drug, resisting law enforcement, battery, and DUI charges.