DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Dothan Police Department tells WDHN a suspect has been identified in a hit-and-run that left a six-year-old boy recovering in a Birmingham hospital.
According to the boy’s mother, Ashley Bush, as of Sunday, that boy is continuing his recovery. She said the young boy had a CT scan early, Sunday morning where doctors found some of the swellings, he had from the accident had gone down. The scan found two fractures in his skull, sporadic facial fractures, and also a jawbone fracture from the accident.
Bush said despite the fractures he is doing a lot better, being more vocal and joking around. She said the hospital is continuing to monitor him and he should be released from the hospital soon. where his mother says he will face a difficult road to recovery.
“They did say he would have to have some close one-on-ones,” Bush said. “His left eye still has not open, it is still completely bruised and swollen shut so he isn’t going to be able to school because of that because he won’t be able to pay attention.”
In order to assist with the medical expenses, the family has set up a GoFundMe page for anyone wanting to donate. We will of course keep you updated with any information DPD releases on this investigation.