KHOU Staff

CONROE, Texas The Texas Department of Public Safety is asking for the public's help in locating a 29-year-old man in connection with an incident involving his infant son being abandoned at the site of a rollover accident in July.

James William Hammons Jr. is wanted on arrest warrants for child abandonment, driving while intoxicated with a child under 15 years of age and felony failure to stop and render aid, DPS said.

According to investigators, the incident happened around 10:30 p.m. on July 20 on East Williams Road and South Williams Road.

Witnesses rushed to the scene and found a baby lying face down in the road and bleeding.

Officials said the child had been ejected from a Ford Fusion, which was upside down about 20 feet away.

PHI Air Medical transported the infant to Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston.

The child has since been released and is in foster care.

Anyone with information regarding Hammons should contact the Conroe East DPS Office, 936-442-2800.

You can also contact the Montgomery County Crime Stoppers office, 1-800-392-7867, or You may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 if your tip leads to the felony arrest of Hammons.

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