CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
NFL PRESEASON: Broncos vs. Cowboys on CBS 11 & 105.3 The Fan tonight at 6:00 PM | Latest Cowboys News | CBSDFW Sports Team Tweets | PRO FOOTBALL CHALLENGE: Your chance to win a trip to Jamaica! | Details
Regular CBS 11 Programming Seen on TXA 21 Tonight | Program Schedule


Carjacking Victim Recounts Miracle Of Survival

(credit: KTVT/KTXA) Brian New
Brian joined the CBS 11 News team in 2013 after working a...
Read More

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

454116976 Carjacking Victim Recounts Miracle Of SurvivalKe$sha's Scandalous Pre-VMA Selfie

454181828 Carjacking Victim Recounts Miracle Of SurvivalBilly Crystal's Robin Williams Tribute

 alt=iPhone 6 Pics Leaked!

453947324 Carjacking Victim Recounts Miracle Of SurvivalIce Bucket Challenge Fail

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

cowb thumb Carjacking Victim Recounts Miracle Of SurvivalCowboys Cheerleaders

PANTEGO (CBSDFW.COM) - Nina Cherry still has a cast on her foot, still needs a walker, and one can still hear the fear in her voice when she talks about it.

But a year after being run over by a carjacker, she says “it’s a miracle” she even alive.

”I’ve improved a lot throughout the year,” said Cherry.

A year ago this month, Cherry was waiting the parking lot of Pantego Christian Academy to pick her son up from football practice.

She recalled reading a book in her mini-van when a man came to her door.

“I knew instantly something was very wrong,” she said. “He must have pulled me out and hit my head because I don’t remember anything after that at all – thank God.”

Investigators said Cherry’s clothes were caught in the door when the carjacker drove off.  She was dragged several feet and then run over.

For the next two weeks doctors told her husband, Mike, she might not make it.

“It was the hardest day of my life not knowing,” he said.

After five skin grafts and 19 operations, in January Cherry left the hospital went home for the first time in nearly nine months.

Benjamin Rowell faces an aggravated robbery charge and a charge of fleeing from police.  He has a court hearing scheduled for June 3rd.

In an interview with CBS 11, Cherry did not want to talk about her attacker, she said she rather talk about all the people in the past year who have helped her.

“This is a miracle,” said Mike Cherry, “That’s what this is.”

Also Check Out: