DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – After spending decades helping people, the roles are now reversed for a retired Dallas firefighter.
Charlie Contreras, 60, was hit head-on on early Sunday morning by an alleged drunk driver.
Contreras, at the time, was riding his motorcycle and suffered severe injuries.
He remains at Baylor Hospital in a medically induced coma as he undergoes multiple surgeries.
Shortly after the hit-and-run accident, Dallas police officers caught up with and arrest 20-year-old Juan Diaz Lizama.
He has been charged with intoxicated assault with a vehicle.