Police: Speed, impairment factors in crash that critically injured 10-year-old boy

FOX19 NOW/Mike Woeste
FOX19 NOW/Mike Woeste

WALNUT HILLS (FOX19) - Excessive speed and impairment are factors in a crash that left a 10-year-old boy in critical condition Tuesday, Cincinnati Police said.

Witnesses said the child, identified by police as Ariyonte Holloway, was in the front seat without a seat belt when the vehicle went off the roadway and hit a tree. It happened at East Martin Luther King Drive and Lincoln Avenue about 9:30 a.m.

Police said Adriel Holloway, the boy's father, attempted to flee the scene of the crash, leaving the child behind unconscious in his gold Ford Fusion. He was stopped by witnesses.

Witnesses ran to help the child. A UC doctor was among the witnesses who rendered aid to the boy, police said.

Holloway was transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center where he is listed in fair condition.

The child was taken to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Police previously said the boy was 6-years-old, but later corrected his age.

FOX19 NOW will continue to update this story as more information is available.

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