” who you might be,” stated Delfina Ortiz, the sister of Alexander Ortiz, the sufferer. “This one that hit my brother ought to have stopped.”
Ortiz, 54 and a father of 6, has been unconscious since Sunday night time when a car hit him. The driving force saved going. His household says he had simply left a comfort retailer within the 7400 block of Lengthy Level Highway in northwest Houston. Somebody noticed him mendacity within the street and known as for assist.
“He is combating for his life proper now,” stated Jessica Castillo, his daughter. “His legs are damaged. He is on life assist. His coronary heart isn’t functioning. He is not even recognizable.”
Ortiz’s shut knit household have spent days at Ben Taub Hospital, not eager to be removed from the person they describe as mild, loving and beneficiant.
They’re providing a $5,000 reward for info that results in an arrest. They hope somebody does the precise factor and calls police.
“If anybody has info, come ahead. If anybody is aware of something let the police know. My brother is combating for his life,” stated Ortiz.
Tipsters may name Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-TIPS (8477) and may stay nameless.
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