LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4) – A young man in Loveland is making strides as he recovers from being hit by a suspected drunk driver. Tristan Hibbert, 19, was riding his motorcycle on Dec. 14 near 45th Street and Taft Avenue.

Tristan Hibbert (credit: Hibbert family)

Witnesses say a sedan turned in front of Hibbert and then drove away, but later returned to the scene.

(credit: Hibbert family)

The family updated Tristan’s recovery on Saturday saying he’s eating on his own, talking and smiling. There is a GoFundMe page set up to help Hibbert’s family with an uphill financial battle.

The driver is out of jail on bond and expected to appear in court on Monday.