DAILYKENN.com --12-year-old Christian Castle was in a coma. Now he is recovering. The Pontiac, Michigan boy was struck by a vehicle with such impact that the driver reportedly shook his steering wheel to dislodge the child and his bicycle from car's hood.
Dominique Amos fled the scene, according to U.S. Marshals. Amos remains innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. He also remains in custody in Peoria, Illinois, reports say.
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Police say Christian and his bike got lodged into the hood of the van on impact, and Amos did the unthinkable, shaking his wheel and swerving to throw the child off the van and into the road.
Christian was in a coma for three weeks and his family says it is still too soon to tell just how severe and permanent the physical and cognitive injuries will be.
"It’s extremely unfair and it’s hard like what I see everyday in the same area where this accident happened – it’s hard looking out the window everyday to look at the accident and see it from out my window, its horrible," Christian's aunt, Laura Coburn, said.
Police say Amos took off after hitting Christian and was caught on video ditching the van and its keys.
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