Little boy struggling for life after running away from home and being run over in a horror of hit and run

A two-year-old boy is in a serious but stable state on Monday morning after being run over in a hit-and-run incident in southwest Melbourne on Sunday night

A two-year-old child is left fighting for life after escaping from his home and being run over in a horror & run-over & flight & # 39;

  • A two-year-old boy is recovering in the hospital after a last-minute horror run over
  • The boy's family realized that he had run away from his home around 9 pm on Sunday
  • They were following him on the road when a gray van hit him and fled
  • He was taken to the hospital in critical condition, and changed it to "serious"
  • The car was found abandoned on the road, with a 21-year-old boy arrested nearby

Alex Chapman for Daily Mail Australia

A two-year-old child is fighting for life after being run over on a night when he is on the run.

The boy's family realized that he had become homeless in the southwest suburb of Laverton, Melbourne, around 9 p.m. M. Sunday.

They were following him down his busy suburban highway when he was hit by a gray Holden van.

The driver allegedly did not stop after hitting the child.

A two-year-old boy is in a serious but stable state on Monday morning after being run over in a hit-and-run incident in southwest Melbourne on Sunday night

A two-year-old boy is in a serious but stable state on Monday morning after being run over in a hit-and-run incident in southwest Melbourne on Sunday night

The neighbors raised the alarm, calling the authorities after witnessing the anguished incident.

The paramedics came quickly to the scene, rushing the child to Royal Children's Hospital in critical condition.

After one night under care, it has improved to a serious but stable condition as of Monday morning.

The gray truck was discovered shortly after, abandoned in the parking lot of a shopping center just down the street.

Shortly after finding the car, police arrested a 21-year-old local man, but no charges were filed.

The neighbors called the authorities, the paramedics arrived on the scene in a matter of minutes

The neighbors called the authorities, the paramedics arrived on the scene in a matter of minutes

The neighbors called the authorities, the paramedics arrived on the scene in a matter of minutes

The gray van was found abandoned in a parking lot near the mall (pictured), with the police shortly after arresting and questioning a 21-year-old local man in his home.

The gray van was found abandoned in a parking lot near the mall (pictured), with the police shortly after arresting and questioning a 21-year-old local man in his home.

The gray van was found abandoned in a parking lot near the mall (pictured), with the police shortly after arresting and questioning a 21-year-old local man in his home.

The neighbors who witnessed the incident told 9 News that it was horrible.

"I just heard screams and sobs," said one resident.

"I saw a small baby on the road, I could not sleep all night," said another.

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