Waterbury police have identified a man accused of ignoring a school bus stop signal and hitting a 7-year-old boy with his car, obtained a warrant for him and said he is at large.
A warrant issued for 28-year-old Marques Verner includes the charges of avoiding responsibility resulting in physical injury, passing a standing school bus, operating an unregistered motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle without insurance and operating a motor vehicle without a license.
Police said that Verner was driving the vehicle that blew through the stop signal of a school bus on June 4 and struck a boy in the area of North Main Street and Elizabeth Street, then took off.
The boy was identified by family as Ni'vek Bynum. His family said he suffered a concussion and some bruises, but the injuries were not life-threatening.
The warrant for the crash includes a $100,000 bond and a warrant for a first-degree threatening charge has a $350,000 bond.
Editor's Note: An early version of the story said Verner had been arrested.