Suspect arrested in Deaborn Heights hit-and-run that injured three children

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (WXYZ) - Dearborn Heights Police have arrested a suspect in the hit-and-run crash Friday afternoon on Telegraph Road.

The crash injured three children, ages 4, 7 and 8, and left the 7-year-old in critical condition.

According to police, the car with the children was traveling southbound on Telegraph when it was hit by the suspect who failed to stop at the stop sign.

7 Action News learned the children were wearing seatbelts, but were not in child safety seats or booster seats as required by law. Michigan requires a child safety seat or booster seat until age 8. The children were only buckled up.

Police say they received a tip from someone who saw the story on the news, which lead to the arrest.

 

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