ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A vigil was held Sunday outside the day care where 15 people, mostly children, were hurt last week when a car plowed through the building.
Since Wednesday's deadly hit-and-run people at the day care said they have been overwhelmed by the community’s support.
People who don't even know the children showed up to pay their respects.
4-year-old Lily Quintus died in the crash and the other victims were seriously or critically injured.
People at Sunday’s vigil said they felt compelled to come show their support for the children who are either recovering or fighting for their life.
A father and daughter stopped by to drop off a teddy bear.
“I told [my daughter] about the kids that got hurt and the little girl that passed away. You know, we used to live here and this could have been her school. So, we decided to come bring a teddy bear and show our respect,” Mike Segarra said.
A Change.org petition is underway to push leaders to build barriers around day cares that are close to main roads.
Governor Rick Scott’s office announced Saturday that the Florida Department of Transportation will conduct a safety analysis of the area on Goldenrod Road near University Drive to examine if additional safety measures can be taken around the day care.