24 Feb, 2024
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Parents of teen injured in Waterbury hit-and-run coming to US

WATERBURY — The parents of 17-year-old Bryan Calle, who was critically injured in a Waterbury hit-and-run last week, are expected to arrive in the United States from Ecuador on Sunday to be by his side, their attorney said.

Calle has been on life support since he was struck while riding his scooter in the area of ​​West Main Street and Highland Avenue. According to an arrest warrant, the Cadillac SUV that hit him was driven by the former egan-hit-and-run-18127697.php#photo-23888248″Zoning Commission Chair John Egan, who stopped briefly without offering help and then fled the scene.

Calle’s parents, Segundo Calle Rubio and Rasa Calle Reinoso, who are in Ecuador, have been frantically trying to get an emergency visa to see their son who is in “very critical” condition at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford, said attorney Ioannis Kaloidis, who is representing the family.

The couple was granted emergency visas Thursday and provided passports Friday, Kaloidis said. They were arriving in the United States on Sunday morning and expecting to go directly to the hospital to see their son and to make some medical decisions they couldn’t do over the phone, he said.

They are continuing to pray for their son, Kaloidis said. “They are extremely religious, and they have faith and are praying for a miracle,” he said.

Egan was charged with evading responsibility resulting in serious physical injury or death and failure to yield while turning left. He turned himself in at Waterbury police headquarters Wednesday evening, Lt. Ryan Bessette said in a statement issued Wednesday evening. Egan posted a $50,000 bond and is scheduled to be arranged in the Superior Court in Waterbury on June 12.

The investigation into the hit-and-run accident found that Egan had 16 drinks in the nine and a half hours before the

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