Dearborn police search for driver who struck toddler in hit and run

Police have released shocking video Thursday of a little boy injured by a hit and run driver in Dearborn. 

The toddler is in stable condition at the hospital with two broken legs. It happened Sunday afternoon at about 2:45 a.m. near Schaefer and Henson. 

On video you can see that little boy who got away from his mother and ran into the street. The SUV driver kept going after hitting him.

"It was really quite fortunate that worse didn't happen," said Police Chief Ronald Haddad. "When you look at the video there is a chance the driver did not discern that something was hit. And from looking at the video, there is going to be little to no damage to the vehicle."

The suspect is described as a white man in what appears to be a silver GMC Acadia. The driver was headed southbound on Schaefer 

"There were other witnesses in the area that saw the car leaving the scene after the accident," Haddad said. "We want either citizens that recognize the car to report it or the owner to come forward."

The chief said if there is a lesson it is that parents have to hold on to their kids whenever you get near a street, they can quickly dart off as we've seen happen.

If you recognize this vehicle or you know who was driving it, call Dearborn police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.