Child, 6, in critical condition after hit-and-run in Detroit - Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston

Child, 6, in critical condition after hit-and-run in Detroit

Posted: Updated:
Deshaun White, 6, was hit by a car on his way to school. Deshaun White, 6, was hit by a car on his way to school.
The first look at the vehicle police believe is involved The first look at the vehicle police believe is involved
DETROIT (WJBK) -

A six-year-old child is in critical condition after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver Wednesday morning on Detroit's east side.

FOX 2's Maurielle Lue says the child was crossing the intersection of St. Clair and E. Warren with his mother and two brothers when he was struck by the vehicle.

"It was just this car - it just came flying. It didn't try to blow the horn or nothing. She just kept going. My brother flipped up in the air. I hope they catch this person," Deshaun's brother, Deandre, tells Lue.

VIDEO: Click on the video player above to hear more from Deshaun's family

Deshaun was rushed to Children's Hospital where Lue says surgery was performed. He remains in critical condition.

Police say the child was hit by silver compact car driven by a black female. Police say the driver fled the scene driving the wrong way down E. Warren.

They hope surveillance video can provide more details on the suspect's vehicle.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • General Motors profit declines 85% in 2Q

    General Motors profit declines 85% in 2Q

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:43 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:43:10 GMT
     General Motors says second-quarter profit fell 85 percent as recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from the bottom line.
     General Motors says second-quarter profit fell 85 percent as recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from the bottom line.
  • Police: Body found in Detroit manhole

    Police: Body found in Detroit manhole

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:42 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:42:23 GMT
    Police say a body has been found in a manhole on Detroit's west side.
    Police say a body has been found in a manhole on Detroit's west side.
  • Board to consider minimum wage, wolf ballot issues

    Board to consider minimum wage, wolf ballot issues

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:16 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:16:35 GMT
    Michigan's elections board will consider whether supporters of a minimum wage increase and wolf hunting collected enough voter signatures for proposals to advance to legislators and possibly a statewide vote.
    Michigan's elections board will consider whether supporters of a minimum wage increase and wolf hunting collected enough voter signatures for proposals to advance to legislators and possibly a statewide vote.
  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
Powered by WorldNow

25 FOX Drive
Dedham, MA 02026

Phone (781) 467-2525

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices