Jonathan Mora

Jonathan Mora is seen here after a prior arrest. 

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) The driver who police said ran from a deadly east Las Vegas crash is facing murder charges.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said Wednesday they’re still looking for 23-year-old Jonathan Mora, who is considered “armed and dangerous.” He left the scene of the Sept. 15 crash that killed 10-year-old Zion Jimenez, a passenger of Mora’s.

Zion Jimenez (Courtesy)

Zion Jimenez (Courtesy from Jimenez family)

Police said Mora’s Nissan Altima rear-ended a grey Toyota Camry that was preparing to turn left onto East Vegas Valley Drive from South Mountain Vista Street at around 11:30 p.m. on Sept. 15.

Mountain vista crash

A multiple people were injured in a crash at the intersection of Mountain Vista and Vegas Valley on Sept. 15, 2018.

Police said the car caught fire after the crash and the boy and passenger were pulled to safety by citizens.

A second passenger, 20-year-old Omar Moya-Luna, was taken to Sunrise Hospital with "significant injuries" but is expected to recover.

The driver of the Camry, 62-year-old Roberto Santos, was in serious condition.

A car wash fundraiser to raise money for Jimenez's family was scheduled for Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Superior Tire, 4445 East Charleston Boulevard, his family said.

Anyone who knows Mora's whereabouts was encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or to contact Metro's Traffic Bureau at 702-828-3535.

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