Motorists Help Stop DWI Suspect After Hit-and-run Crash in Flower Mound

Drivers who witnessed a hit-and-run accident Wednesday evening in Flower Mound managed to box in the driver of the fleeing vehicle until officers arrived, police said. Tammy Sisson said her daughter was T-boned about 5:20 p.m. by a vehicle that pulled out in front of her on Long Prairie Road near College Parkway, according to a post on the Flower Mound Cares Facebook page.Witnesses saw the man drive off, followed him from the scene and told officers where he was, police Capt. Kurt Labhart said.When they reached FM407, the witnesses "apparently used the traffic congestion to box the driver in and hold him for responding officers," Labhart said.Officers arrived and stopped the man. He was taken into custody and charged with driving while intoxicated. Labhart said medical personnel did not transport anyone to the hospital, though Sisson said she was at an emergency room with her daughter who may have a concussion, whiplash and jaw issues from hitting her head on the window. "To the 2 cars that followed him and blocked him in so he could not drive/getaway thank you from the bottom of my heart," Sisson said on Facebook. "To the kind family that pulled over and comforted my daughter and let her keep warm in your car my sincere thanks."  Continue reading...

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