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Family raises money after alleged DUI crash critically injured 9-year-old boy in Shawnee

Family are asking for donations for a 9-year-old boy who has been in a coma since an alleged DUI crash Friday night in Shawnee.

Nolan Davidson and his family were traveling from one basketball game to another just before 7 p.m., when a white truck struck the rear passenger side of their vehicle, where the boy was seated, according to a GoFundMe set up by family.

After hitting the family’s black sedan, the white truck fled the scene, according to Shawnee police. Police dogs successfully located the suspect, and officers apprehended him.

Emergency medical crews transported Nolan to a hospital in critical condition. Family said he immediately underwent surgery and has multiple fractures to his face and skull, causing swelling in his brain.

Nolan remains in a medically induced coma to help his body and brain heal, family wrote. As of Tuesday morning, the GoFundMe has raised more than $100,000 to support the family.

“Please continue to lift Nolan and the Davidson Family up in prayer,” family wrote on GoFundMe. “The Davidsons appreciate the outpouring of love and support they have received.”

Matthew Alexander Jacobo, 25, was arrested and charged with DUI with aggravated battery causing great harm and failure to stop an accident causing great harm, both felony charges.

He was also charged with possession of a firearm while under the influence, a misdemeanor.

Jacobo is being held on a $1 million bond.