Three siblings, who were helping their mother sell fruit to raise money for their local church, have been killed in Philadelphia after carjackers lost control of a stolen vehicle.
The children, aged seven, 10 and 15, were working on a fruit stand in northern Philadelphia when the two suspects mounted the pavement and veered into the family.
Their mother and a family friend, who were also hit, are said to be in a critical condition in hospital, NBC Philadelphia report.
The victim of the carjacking, who was forced on to the backseat of her car at gun point, is also in a critical condition.
Both men escaped on foot sparking a huge manhunt and a $100,000 reward has now been offered to anyone with information that could help trace them.