Bad Dad: Drunk Man Crashes Car, Leaves Injured Baby Behind

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CONROE, TX — Our latest ‘Bad Dad’ award goes to 29-year-old James Hammons, Jr.

Police say back on July 20, he was drinking and driving in Montgomery County — north of Houston — when he flipped his car. Thing is, his infant son was in the car, too. Investigators say the baby was ejected about 20 feet.

And it gets worse.

Not only did Bad Dad flee the scene, he left his baby face down, bleeding on the road! Sickening.

Neighbors nearby thought it was a baby doll in the road, until they turned it over and saw the boy blinking.

Almost impossible to wrap your mind around, isn’t it?

The poor little guy was taken to Memorial Hermann. Luckily, he’s okay. He’s been released and handed over to foster car.

As for Bad Dad Hammons, it’s pretty hard to babysit when you’re rockin’ in a shiny new pair of silver bracelets. He’s hanging out in Polk County Jail, charged with child abandonment, driving while intoxicated and felony failure to stop and render aid.

Sounds like he’s the one who has a lot of growing up to do.