DETROIT - Police have one person in custody in connection with a hit-and-run that took the life of a 6-month-old boy, according to police and reported by ClickOnDetroit.com.
The crash occurred around 8:30 p.m. Thursday when a silver Pontiac Grand Prix T-boned a minivan at the intersection of Archdale Street and Puritan Avenue, which is near the Southfield Freeway south of West McNichols Road.
The van was hit so hard it flipped and rolled over. There were six people inside -- a mother, grandmother and four children ages 6 months, 2 years, 4 years, and 12 years old. All four children were thrown from the van after the windows shattered.
The 6-month-old boy was killed. The rest of the people in the minivan suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Latoya Powel’s two daughters, ages 2 and 4, are still recovering in the hospital.
The girl’s 12-year-old brother who was also in the vehicle was treated and released, along with his grandmother.
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