LUDLOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A family from Ludlow is desperatly trying to find a driver who they said fled the scene after hitting their 12 year old son.

"The guy took off, leaving a 12 year old boy in the road," said Jeremy Procon.

Procon told Western Mass News that his son, Brady, was riding his bike with friends on Center Street in Ludlow around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday when a car driving in the opposite direction swerved into them, hitting Brady. 

"For a person to leave a 12 year old boy in the road after striking leave is not only criminal, but morally wrong," Procon added.

Procon said the car did briefly stop, but then took off, leaving Brady injured in the street.

Brady was immediately taken to the hospital where he was treated for his injuries. During his stay, Brady received a special visit from the Springfield Police Department.

"They sent Mango the therapy dog to see Brady. He had a smile ear-to-ear when Mango showed up," Procon explained.

Brady Procon in Hospital Ludlow hit and run 091219

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Brady is now home from the hospital recovering and hoping to be back to school soon and now, Procon is turning his focus to finding the person who hit his son.

"My objective is to find this car and I'm going to help the Ludlow Police in any way I can," Procon said.

Desperate to find answers on who may have done this to their son, Procon's gone door-to-door to local businesses asking for any surveillance camera video.

"When we went into Domino's yesterday, they said 'Oh, I know Brady. He is here all the time and he's a good rider, a thoughtful rider,'" Procon noted.

The owner of the Domino's on Center Street helping out by offering his footage to police for further investigation, but now, they are asking for your help.

"Be on the lookout for a red colored sedan, maybe a Chevy Cruze, maybe a Ford Fusion. If you do spot something of that nature with front end damage, passenger front damage, headlight, bumper, possibly a dented hood, please call the Ludlow Police," Procon said.

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