Do You Know This Man? EPPD Says He Hit A Little Boy With His Vehicle And Then Took Off
A 4-year-old boy was hit this weekend by a vehicle while hid dad was buying ice cream from an ice cream truck. Now Special Traffic Investigators need your help in finding the person who they say is responsible for the hit and run.
The suspect was driving a 2003 to 2006 black or dark blue Nissan Armada. The vehicle will probably have some damage to the front right corner. The driver is believed to be a Hispanic male. You can see the video of the driver here.
The incident happened on on the 9400 block of Ariel Rico Court in the Lower Valley. The little boy has been identified as Jace Contreras. He is in University Medical Center with serious injuries, but is in stable condition.
Residents in the neighborhood say drivers are always speeding down their street and the suspect seemed to be doing just that when little Jace got away from his dad and was running back to his home. Witnesses say the driver didn't stop to help or render aid.
If you have any information that may help find this monster who hit a little kid and then left him injured in the street, please call EPPD police at 915-832-4400.