Hit-And-Run Suspect Pulled Off Plane At Texas Airport

GRAPEVINE (February 20, 2014) Authorities pulled a suspect in a hit-and-run accident off a plane at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport as he was trying to flee the United States.

Arlington police say Omar Bashir Mohammed was detained Wednesday night.

Police spokesman Lt. Christopher Cook says Mohammed, 25, 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 a car driven by Mohammed hit a pedestrian on a sidewalk 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.

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