Greenville, SC (FOX Carolina) - Emergency crews are on scene of an accident on North Pleasantburg Drive near Wade Hampton Boulevard.
We've been told by Greenville Police that a 13-year-old child was hit near the the Landscapers Supply located on Pleasantburg Drive and Mallory Drive.
Family members say the 13-year-old is Welfred Hallens. His sister, Reyona Hallens, says her brother walks her 9-year-old sister to the bus stop every morning.
Welfred, is an 8th grader at League Academy Middle School in Greenville. Investigators say he was walking his 9-year-old sister to the bus stop when the wreck happened around 7:00 a.m.
"He was walking down my sister to the bus stop. She came running to me, telling me all of this," Reyona Hellans said. "I came out running down the street. I went down- saw my little brother lying there. So, I sat next to him. It was really hard."
Initial witness reports indicated to police that a possible road rage incident involving a PT Cruiser and a silver sedan, possibly a Honda, led up to the accident.
As of 11 a.m. police are now trying to determine if a second vehicle was involved.
Police say the PT Cruiser lost control, went up on the sidewalk and hit Welfred, which threw him into the roadway.
Police say both Welfred Hallens and the driver of the PT Cruiser were taken to the hospital. Police say Hallens was suffering from life threatening injuries after the accident.
"They say they're doing surgery with him," Reyona Hallens said. "Keep praying for my little brother because he is a good guy. So, I would like him to come home safe."
At this time, the driver of the PT Cruiser has not been charged as officers are still investigating witness claims that road rage was involved.
Officers say the collision also damaged power lines resulting in a power loss in the immediate vicinity. Duke Energy is working to restore the power, but officers say the process may be delayed as police continue to investigate.
We reached out to the coroner's office who said they had not been called to the scene.
Anyone with information regarding the crash or business owners in the area with possible video are asked to call GPD at 864-271-5333.