Dallas Police searching for hit & run driver

Dallas police are looking for a driver who ran over a motorcyclist during rush hour traffic October 16th and didn't stop.


Police say 23-year old Terry Mitchell junior was riding westbound on Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway near the TI Boulevard exit when he lost control and fell off his motorcycle.


While the driver of the truck didn't stop, several bystanders jumped in to help save his life


Holly Peterfield was on her way to work when she saw the crash that stopped her in her tracks.


"He fell and within a split second he was run over," said Pesterfield, "no pulse. I checked his pulse. No pulse."


Pesterfield says Mitchell  was convulsing with his eyes rolling back in his head.


She started doing chest compressions while others called 911 and helped hold him down.


"It was the perfect group of people that stopped to help him," said Pesterfield, "Everybody had a different strength."


Mitchell's parents say he has extensive injuries all over his body, but he's alive, thanks to strangers. 


"Angels is what I call them because they gave us our son back," said Sherrie Mitchell.


Mitchell's parents say their son doesn't remember the accident, but is in good spirits.


They believe he could be home as early as Monday but will still have a long recovery ahead of him.


Dallas Police are asking anyone with information about the hit and run driver to contact the vehicle crimes unit.

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