Parents plead for help finding hit-and-run driver who struck their son after Cavs game

Fan struck leaving game by hit and run driver

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Parents of a 22-year-old man are asking for the community’s help after they say their son was struck by a car after leaving the Cavs game last Friday.

“If they would have hit him and stopped the car... he would have some injuries,” said Dana Hutchins, whose son was struck.

But that’s not what happened.

Their son was flung onto the windshield of the car, and the driver kept going.

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Hutchin’s son was carried on the car for roughly a mile down Huron Avenue in downtown Cleveland before he was flung off the vehicle and left alone to suffer, according to the family.

“The entire time he was on top of the car he was praying that he didn’t die,” said Hutchins. “We can’t seem to get any information to find out who did this to him.”

The car sped off, police say.

Now Hutchins’ son has become another person injured in a number of hit-and-run accidents in the area.

“You’re helpless at that point,” said Bill Hutchins, the victims’ father.

The Hutchins family is asking for your help to get answers.

“We saw cameras everywhere,” said Dana Hutchins.

If you own a business along Huron, they’re asking for you to check your security cameras between 9:55 and 10:15 p.m. on Jan. 15.

“I’m grateful that it wasn’t far worse, but there are hit and runs that are much worse,” said Dana. “I just can’t believe it’s so common.”

Will their son’s accident become just another statistic or will he get justice?

That may be up to you.

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