(Council Bluffs) A 16-year-old teenager helped apprehend a man fleeing from the deadly car accident in Council Bluffs over the weekend.
Police says 17-year-old Chrishaun Moten, a Lewis Central High School Student, was killed in the crash that happened early Friday morning on Veterans Memorial Highway.
Moten was in the back seat of a car that was struck by a driver in a van who was going the wrong way down the highway. Sixteen-year-old Jessilyn Eisman suffered minor injuries in the accident. She was a able to crawl out of the wreckage and witnessed the driver of the van trying to leave the scene, so she grabbed the keys.
Police arrested 31-year-old Hilberto Velasquez-Ramirez, of Nashville, Tennesee, the driver of the van was not hurt but arrested on suspicion by vehicle, two-counts of serious injury, operating while intoxicated, no driver’s license and no proof of insurance.
July 8, 2013