DALLAS (TIP): Authorities in North Texas say they had to pull a suspect in a hit-and-run accident off a plane as he was trying to flee the United States. Arlington police say Omar Bashir Mohammed was detained Wednesday, February 19 night at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
Police spokesman Lt. Christopher Cook says the 25-year-old Mohammed was on board a plane when he was detained by police. Cook says Mohammed was trying to flee to the Middle Eastern country of Jordan. Authorities say Mohammed hit a pedestrian on a sidewalk with his car on Saturday. He’s accused of one count of an accident involving serious bodily injury. The man, who is in his 70s, was hospitalized in serious condition.