WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - The mother of a 4-year-old boy who was hit by a car while trick-or-treating on Halloween is feeling better, his mother said Tuesday. 

In an update on a GoFundMe page, Lacey Van Dolah, posted a picture of her son, Kimani, with a plush puppy that was given to him at the hospital. The page has raised $320 since it was created on Monday.

The boy was trick-or-treating at around 9 p.m. Sunday near Douglas and Broadview in College hill was he was struck.

"The impact was horrifying and so many children including 2 of his older siblings and a friend were witness to it," Van Dolah said on the GoFundMe. "It is a MIRACLE that he is alive."

The driver, 23-year-old Caleb Leivian, was arrested at the scene after officers determined he appeared to be impaired, the Wichita Police Department said. 

Leivian was booked on suspicion of aggravated battery, his second DUI, no proof in insurance and possession of drug paraphernalia. He did not appear in the Sedgwick County Jail's current inmate log Tuesday evening. 


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Caleb Leivian, 23, has been arrested after he allegedly struck a 4-year-old child with his car while driving under the influence.

It happened around 9 p.m. Sunday near Douglas and Broadview in College Hill.  The child, who was Trick-or-Treating, was struck in the street and taken to the hospital by EMS for treatment.

His injuries turned out to not be life-threatening.  Leivian was arrested at the scene after police determined he appeared to be impaired.

He was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail for aggravated battery, DUI causing great bodily harm, DUI; second conviction, no proof of insurance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Formal charges are pending.