Boy, 14, in critical condition after ...

Boy, 14, in critical condition after hit-and-run

There are 17 comments on the WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan story from Feb 18, 2008, titled Boy, 14, in critical condition after hit-and-run. In it, WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan reports that:

PARK TOWNSHIP, Mich., -- A 14-year-old boy is fighting for his life after being struck by a hit and run driver in Mendon.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan.

Dave

Grand Rapids, MI

#2 Feb 19, 2008
My deepest sympathies to the family and the Mendon community.
Irked

Ypsilanti, MI

#4 Feb 19, 2008
Just another wrote:
...illegal alien doing the hit-and-run murders that regular Americans won't do.
Please don't take this family's horrible tragedy for a racist remark. Have some class. Oh wait...
My sympathy to the family and the kid with Daniel.
Anita Boss

Holland, MI

#5 Feb 19, 2008
I want to thank Daniel's family so much for their willingness to give so many others the gift of life in the midst of their grief. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
MIchele

Grand Blanc, MI

#6 Feb 19, 2008
I have a 13 year old daughter and three boys and I can't imagine trying to deal with the death of my child. I will be praying for this family. I will also pray for the young man that made a terrible decision that caused a young boys life. This 20 year old will live with this his entire life. It's all so un-necessary...
Hugh

Virginia Beach, VA

#7 Feb 19, 2008
Another young life lost in a senseless tragedy involvong the beloved alcohol. Yet I can't turn on the TV or open a magazine without being bombarded with ad's telling me how great alcohol is. I even seen a beer commercial last night in prime time during the Red Wings game that claimed drinking beer will allow you to understand your dog as if he were speaking english. Yet at the same time tobacco companies can not even advertise at all and were even forced to stop using a cartoon camel to advertise because the it was geared towards kids? How many teens have been killed by tobacco? How many have been killed by alcohol? What a shame it is we love alcohol so much in this country.

Since: Feb 08

Sterling Heights, MI

#8 Feb 19, 2008
Just another wrote:
...illegal alien doing the hit-and-run murders that regular Americans won't do.
lol...here we go again...race is that all you people got to say !!!!!

Since: Feb 08

Sterling Heights, MI

#9 Feb 19, 2008
May his family get the comfort they need to deal with this horrible and life altering situation..
Julie

Coldwater, MI

#12 Feb 19, 2008
My thoughts and prayers are with this boys family. It's such a tragedy. Of course it could have all been prevented if this guy would have had the common sense not to get in his car and drive after drinking. It was his second offense! How many times did he drive drunk before being caught?! I say hang his ass.

Since: Feb 08

Sterling Heights, MI

#13 Feb 19, 2008
Juan McCain wrote:
<quoted text>Race? What race would that be? Please I'm all ears!
Honey, I was reponding to someone else that said something about it. Not me I hate when people blame it on races.....

Since: Feb 08

Sterling Heights, MI

#14 Feb 19, 2008
Juan McCain wrote:
<quoted text>Race? What race would that be? Please I'm all ears!
So plz calm down... not 1 time did I say anything negative about any race ....
Marc

Royal Oak, MI

#15 Feb 20, 2008
I agree with Julie, if were my child he would never make it to court.
CAROLYN

Richland, MI

#16 Feb 20, 2008
I AM SO GLAD THEY CAUGHT HIM.
Batch 37 Pain Is Good

Barnesville, OH

#17 Feb 20, 2008
mrod1982 wrote:
<quoted text>
So plz calm down... not 1 time did I say anything negative about any race ....
Illegal Alien is a race? This guy should get 40 years then get deported to where ever he came from. We read so often about illegals killing our citizens either by accident or on purpose.
mrod1982

Sterling Heights, MI

#18 Feb 20, 2008
Batch 37 Pain Is Good wrote:
<quoted text>
Illegal Alien is a race? This guy should get 40 years then get deported to where ever he came from. We read so often about illegals killing our citizens either by accident or on purpose.
I said nothng of that sort...you were reading someone's else post......and by the way everyone want to send them away like there the onlyones..we dont need their help to kill,rape,rob,mistreat our kids,do bad things to them, we have that very much covered.... you hear everyday on the news how our own people(AMERICANS) hurt and kill one another ..blameing other races don't make it better and it dosent change anything....we do what they do and they do what we do....
Batch 37 Pain Is Good

Barnesville, OH

#19 Feb 21, 2008
mrod1982 wrote:
<quoted text>
I said nothng of that sort...you were reading someone's else post......and by the way everyone want to send them away like there the onlyones..we dont need their help to kill,rape,rob,mistreat our kids,do bad things to them, we have that very much covered.... you hear everyday on the news how our own people(AMERICANS) hurt and kill one another ..blameing other races don't make it better and it dosent change anything....we do what they do and they do what we do....
Sorry about that. I agree but with one thought to add. If illegals were not here they would not have crossed paths with our citizens.

Since: Feb 08

Lake Odessa, MI

#20 Feb 21, 2008
Juan McCain wrote:
<quoted text>Race? What race would that be? Please I'm all ears!
Nascar
Julie

Coldwater, MI

#21 Feb 21, 2008
Why even let this go to trial? Why spend the money deporting his dumb ass? A bullet only costs 32 cents. As far as I'm concerned this wasn't an accident. I know that when he got behind the wheel he wasn't looking for someone to kill but when you drink and drive and kill someone I'd say it's intentional.

This poor childs family has to live with this the rest or their lives. I feel for this idiots family too though as I'm sure they probably didn't condone this type of behavior. I think I heard he wasn't even 21! I'm not sure how true that is but I think I heard that. I lost a friend to a drunk driver 6 years ago. It was the guys 5th offense drinking and driving and he still had a license. He only got 4 years in jail! When will this nonsense end? If a drunk ever kills one of my family members they better watch out. They wont need to worry about the police or a judge or anyone else. I know that's not the way to be but I can't help the way I feel.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Three Rivers Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
New Business in Marcellus (Oct '08) Jul 6 starter344 7
News Al Capone's West Michigan ties: Fact or fun-fic... (Jan '06) Jun '15 athenapeach 804
News Haunted: Purgatory area in Constantine, Michiga... (Jul '08) Apr '15 Ben Prowett 202
K-9 Officer Tracks Down Robbery Suspects Feb '15 Spookis77 1
News Young victim thankful for guilty verdict (May '07) Jan '15 Teresa 3
Rural Communications......Any dealings with them? (Mar '06) Dec '14 pisd 22
lost cat! (Oct '14) Dec '14 teddyann8886 2
More from around the web

Personal Finance

Three Rivers Mortgages