Donation fund set up for driver beaten after hitting boy with car

(WXYZ) - The family of the driver who accidentally struck a boy on Morang Road in Detroit, have set up a fund to help pay for his medical expenses.

Their goal is to raise $50,000 for their father. You can find the donation page by clicking here .

Steve Utash was beaten up by a group of people after stopping to check of the boy he accidentally hit.

According to the GoFundMe page, Utash has no insurance and is still in the hospital.

One of the daughters, Felicia,  first contacted 7 Action News on Facebook to comment on the incident and talk about her father.

"All I'd like to say is what happened to my dad is a shame, he was doing the right thing like he always does," she said. "He's the guy that would give you the shirt off his back if you needed it. He's a tree trimmer for a living and makes sure all the squirrels were out of a tree before he cut it down. He's an amazing dad and person."

The daughters say their father was just trying to stop and help the boy, when he was suddenly attacked by a group of people.

“His wallet was taken. Everything he owned was in that bag that they took out of his truck. He doesn’t have health insurance. It’s terrible. I don’t want my dad to have to come out of the hospital after something this tragic and have a giant bill hanging over his head for the rest of his life because he tried to stop and help a kid that he accidentally hurt."

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