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Shannon Dominguez will never walk again after hit and run by mother

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How one woman came to be run down by a motorist after she called police …

Shannon Dominguez, 43 may never walk again after she came to be plowed down by a motorist who was irate with the woman after she took to calling cops after she noticed that the woman had left a young child unattended in a hot car.

On the phone with cops to report what she believed to be an instance of child neglect, the young boy’s mother, 27 year old Kristina Riddell had by then arrived back to the car where she took to confronting Dominguez and her boyfriend Alan Mason.

With the confrontation escalating, Riddell then punched Dominguez’s boyfriend, Alan Mason, before getting in her white Honda and running the couple over.

Pursuant to being plowed  over Shannon Dominguez would be left with serious back injuries and a crushed leg, with doctors warning Dominguez may never walking again.

Mason lucky to survive relatively unscathed had come to be thrown over the hood for a distance of 50 feet.

Told Dominguez of the June 7 incident via Fox 31 Every day is a chore. Every day is stressful,’ 

Dominguez is now wheelchair bound and faces months of rehabilitation to try and walk again.

Dominguez would tell that at the time of the incident she was outside a store in Longmont, Colorado, when she saw a small boy alone in a car.

Fearing he might be overcome by the heat she called police.

The boy’s mother mother Riddell allegedly became angry when she realized police had been called, leading to her then running over the pair.

Shannon Dominguez

Shannon Dominguez

Told Alan Mason: ‘She had her windows down, so I grabbed onto the door. She drug me about 20 feet. I realized she was not going to stop, so I let go. I tumbled in the parking lot.’

Doctors said Mason suffered internal and external bruising.

Since the incident, Shannon Dominguez has told she had no regrets about calling for help as she feared the boy could die from being in a baking-hot car.

Reiterated Dominguez: ‘All four windows were rolled up. And it was in the direct sun. It scares the heck out of me. It’s some innocent child might die,’

She added that next time she might call 911 and leave rather than wait around, but added: ‘If it means helping a child, I’d do it in a heartbeat.’

Kristina Riddell has since been charged with hit-and-run, assault and child abuse.

Fox 13 said she has an extensive criminal record, including arrests for assault, domestic violence and multiple driving violations.

Shannon Dominguez

Shannon Dominguez

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  • suelark

    Just checked the weather for Longmont CO June 7, 2014. It was 64 degrees for the HIGH. These people are clearly out of line and butting in where they didn’t belong. The man reaching into the open window only begged the mother driver to drag him. Sorry, I just don’t pity these people for creating a problem where there was none.

  • suelark

    NONE of their business. If they were really concerned, they could have waited by the car, watched the kid for distress and perhaps mama would have returned in a couple of minutes. Problem solved. Maybe there was not a problem here but a simple jump out of the car to pick up dry cleaning in a minute. The guy reaching into the open window only begged the mother to drive away and drag him. Don’t make these do-gooders out to be rescuers. They are out of line.

  • Clay Janey

    I feel like this couple went way overboard in their treatment of this situation. What no media site is reporting (because I guess it doesn’t fit the narratve) is that the kid is just shy of four years old. Some options they might have considered instead of pushing the panic button would be perhaps help the kid get out of the car if he really seemed distressed or track down the woman to confront her about the kid (though, with this thuggish woman, I’m sure that wouldn’t have gone well either). Or maybe even give the five minute rule a try; wait five minutes before jumping to a snap decision. If they saw the Riddell pull up and leave the kid in the car as she went into the store, but Riddell came back out in time to hear Dominguez still on the phone with 911, the kid couldn’t have been alone in the car for more than three or four minutes.

    That rant aside, none of the foolish overreacting they pulled justifies Riddell in running them over.

  • URSilly

    The problem with our society is that we continue to allow these kind of people to exist.