FORT WORTH -- A group of students from several schools will be holding a fundraiser for two teens who were seriously injured in a deadly crash in Tarrant County over the weekend.
"I realized both of my friends got seriously injured, and it just broke my heart," said Jack Manna from Central High School.
The event at Arcadia Park is for Soliman Mohmand and Sergio Molina. The 15-years-olds attend Keller ISD schools.
Manna, and dozens of teens including Kylie Young, who goes to Fossil Ridge High School, organized the soccer event which will include several games. The fundraiser at Arcadia Park in Fort Worth in the fields along Arcadia Trail starts at 1 p.m. Admission is $10.
"We love them - Soliman and Sergio - deeply and we want to help them come out of this," Young said.
Sergio Molina, a soccer fan and player, attends Central High School. Friends say they could count on him.
"He's always had my back," Young said. "I could always talk to him if I needed someone."
Soliman attended both Fossil Ridge and Central. He was known as the comedian.
"Soliman is always the one when you need someone funny -- go to him," Manna said. "He always has a laugh that he can give you."
The crash happened on Burleson Retta Road before midnight Saturday. Investigators say eight teens in a pickup truck crashed into three other vehicles.
The stranded driver, Breanna Mitchell, and three Good Samaritans, Brian Jennings, Shelby Boyles, and Hollie Boyles, were killed.
Soliman and Sergio were riding in the bed of the truck, which rolled over. Both suffered serious injuries and remain in the hospital. Details on the severity of their injuries have not been released to the media.
The crash is still under investigation. Detectives suspect speed and alcohol were factors. They say 16-year-old Ethan Couch was behind the wheel. No charges have yet been filed, but deputies continue working with the Tarrant County District Attorney's Office on the case.
For the students participating in the fundraiser, the crash has devastated them. They are hoping their friends make a full recovery and they want to help their families in any way they can.
"All I know is that all this stuff [medical bills, etc.] is going to be expensive for them," Manna said. "I just want to give back."
They are giving back, but also learning a tough lesson. Life changed for their friends and so many others that Saturday in one instant with one decision.
"I can't imagine what the other families of the other victims are going through," Young said. "I feel so bad for them, too. I'm praying for their families as well."