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Video: The Shocking Moment a Driver Struck a 7-Year-Old – And Sped Away

"Why? Porque? Why?"

(Source: surveillance camera screen shot)

Dallas police are looking for a driver suspected of a hit-and-run accident that left a seven-year-old boy in the hospital on his birthday.

Surveillance video of the accident shows Lorenzo Cantu getting hit Saturday by the driver of a white, extended cab pickup that was pulling a trailer.

Family photo.

(Source: surveillance camera screen shot)

The boy ran out from behind a parked car into the street and directly into the path of the pickup.

The truck, which had a flatbed trailer in tow, was going at a healthy clip and the driver didn’t get out after the accident, according to family members who saw the incident.

"Why? Porque? Why?" asked grandfather Oscar Andrade. "He could have stopped, helped. Don't do this."

Cantu suffered a concussion and a broken leg, according to

He’s expected to make a full recovery.


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