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Arrest made in hit-and-run crash that injured one child

Posted at 3:57 PM, Jul 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-18 18:05:51-04

Editor's note: Police initially misidentified the child as a 5-year-old, then corrected his age in a later news release.

Police have arrested Santi Estill Jr. in connection to a hit-and-run crash that left a child critically injured on Thursday.

Police said they arrested Estill Jr. Saturday; he has been charged with driving without a license and leaving the scene of an accident.

A 9-year-old boy was badly injured in the crash, according to North College Hill police.

Police said Estill Jr., who originally fled the scene, later showed up at the North College Hill Police Station and made a statement.

This video shows the vehicle passing in the far lane:

Betts Avenue hit-and-run

According to a news release from Officer Lauren Shepherd, the driver hit the boy on Betts Avenue and drove away.

Police said the child was severely injured in the crash, which is still under investigation.