John Joseph Carter, 37, from Lorain, was arrested around noon at a Lorain residence. He is being charged with leaving the scene, driving under suspension, improper backing and aggressive vehicle assault.
The 18-month-old toddler was hit Sunday at 4:30 p.m.
The toddler, Miguel “Mikey” Romero is currently in stable condition at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in Cleveland.
Romero suffered a light skull fracture. Chunks of Miguel’s hair were ripped out from the accident, his clothes were torn, and he couldn’t move his left arm.
According to a witness on the scene, the man driving the vehicle briefly got out of his car and then left the scene of the accident, driving north on Charleston.