Family identifies 3-year-old struck by car in New Haven hit and run


NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A 3-year-old child was struck by a car in New Haven Saturday night in a hit and run.

The incident occurred near the corner of Howard Avenue and Cassius Street. According to police, the driver did not stay at the scene.

The child is in the ICU in stable condition.

On Monday, sources confirmed to News 8 that Avery Aranjo was the 3-year-old struck by a car on Saturday. Per Avery’s aunt, Avery has four broken ribs, a broken shoulder, a broken leg, and a bruised lung.

No significant internal injuries were reported. Avery is currently in the ICU.

The alleged female driver surrendered to authorities Sunday night, but was released pending further investigation and possible charges.

This is an ongoing investigation. News 8 will have updates as they become available.

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