According to KGNS, Caden Walsh was walking home when a driver jumped the curb onto the sidewalk and struck him. The impact from the collision threw Caden into a tree. Bloodied and disoriented, the boy began crawling home.
Jay Brady recalled finding his stepson at the bottom of their home’s stairs, screaming and covered in blood. “He probably has a ball pin hammer-sized chunk of his leg missing,” said Jay Brady. While Brady did not suffer any broken bones, his leg wound did require stitches.
Caden’s mother, Heather Brady, is calling on the public to assist in identifying the driver who struck her son and left him for dead.
“He could have been dead on the side of the road because somebody just took off, because they didn’t care enough to even check on him,” said Heather Brady. “What kind of person does that?”
According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):