MORROW, GA -- Police are asking for the public's help in tracking down a hit-and-run driver who left a young boy seriously injured.
Investigators believe Alvelardo Franquez was behind the wheel of a Lexus SUV that rear-ended a car carrying 8-year-old Damian Dennis, his brother, his father and a female driver on Sunday.
Morrow Police Captain James P. Callaway says Dennis is now in stable condition and breathing on his own. He has been moved out of intensive care.
Michael Hawkins witnessed the crash on Jonesboro Road and Southlake Plaza Drive. He told police that he saw the driver of the Lexus get out to inspect his car before taking off.
The car was found Monday night on Boca Grande Parkway in Morrow, but police are still searching for the driver.
Anyone who has seen Alvelardo Franquez is asked to call Morrow Police at 770-961-4000 or 770-961-4006.