By Nick Gale, WLS-AM 890 News
(ST. CHARLES, Ill.) — The man police say hit a 7-year-old girl on Sunday then took off, appeared in court Tuesday where he was ordered held on $500,000 bond.
Police say Brian Quartuccio turned himself into authorities almost a day after the crash. According to the Secretary of State’s Office, the 42-year-old’s license was revoked back in 2012 after convictions in three DUI’s. The office says Quartuccio was also caught driving with a revoked license at least three times. He is currently on probation and now faces a number of charges including leaving the scene of a crash, failure to report a death or injury, and driving on a revoked license.
Officials say 7-year-old Lexi Hanson was riding her bicycle Sunday when she was struck by a drive that took off. She had to be airlifted to a hospital. Her mother Jess spoke to reporters Tuesday.
“Our girl is stable. She’s in great hands. She will pull through stronger than ever.”
A GoFundMe campaign has been set up by the Hanson’s family to help pay for medical costs.
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