Family of man severely injured in hit-and-run seeks justice

- "I don't sleep, I don't rest," Zina Lain said.

The plea of a mother who just wants answers, Zina Lain says her son, Cleon, will never be the same after he was struck by a van near 51st Avenue and Camelback on the night of March 29.

"It's hard to be helpless, I can't do nothing for him," she said.

A father of two, Cleon Baker has been in the hospital since the hit-and-run, suffering from severe brain trauma. His brother, Kasin Baker, says the family is desperate for closure.

Glendale police could not get a clean read on the white van's plates, but they describe the driver who hit Cleon as a Hispanic man, 25-35 years old, and with a shaved head and mustache.

"I don't know if he's young, I don't know if he's just a kid... I don't know, but that keeps me up at night, not knowing," Lain said.

Zina adds it's the unknown that eats away at her every day that goes by without answers, and she prays someone out there can help.

"Until they find the van, until they find the truck or whatever, I don't care, I just need you to come forward... please, it's killing me inside, it's killing me," she said.

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