‘Baby Izaiah' Rushed To Rady Children's Hospital

Izaiah has an intestinal blockage and may require additional surgery.

A seven-year old who was hit by a drunk driver six years ago was rushed to Rady Children's Hospital on Monday after it was discovered his intestines were blocked following a surgical procedure last week.

Izaiah, now 7-years old, was at home recovering from hernia surgery when he developed a fever. He began crying uncontrollably and was in pain, according to the organization, Passion 4 K.I.D.S.

The organization say doctors informed Izaiah's family that he has an intestinal blockage and may require additional surgery.

Izaiah has been in and out of the hospital repeatedly since the accident which left him with permanent brain damage. He was paralyzed from the chest down and needs a respirator to breath much of the time.

At the time of the accident, Izaiah, only 18-months old, was being wheeled in his stroller by his grandfather on the sidewalk. That's when a teenage drunk driver crashed into them, throwing Izaiah from the stroller.

In May, NBC 7 met with Izaiah's family who said their son was slowly making progression.

According to Passion 4 K.I.D.S., Izaiah's father, Jacob Wallis, is his full-time caregiver while his mother,  Lucy Verde works outside the home during the week.

This latest setback has a been a hardship on the family

“It's just hard to see him going through so much pain from time to time. He doesn't deserve to keep going through pain. He was doing so well," Wallis said. "To come to this point to see him back in this position, it's heart breaking, it's devastating."

Izaiah’s continuous medical care costs are well over a million dollars.

Passion 4 K.I.D.S. has been helping the family with the generous donations from the San Diego community and beyond.

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