A good Samaritan provides a meal and a ride to a man in need. In return, her family claims he took her car and ran her over with it. Alyson Lyons‘ family said she is still willing to support others, but this time it resulted in her being admitted to the hospital.
After discovering that her great aunt, 62-year-old Lyons, is in the hospital after doing a good deed, Nneka Truex screamed. Truex admitted over the phone, “I was actually really nervous.”
Lyons met Mario Caballero in an IHOP on Tuesday in Roswell, according to the family. Lyons offered to pay for the stranger’s meal because he couldn’t afford it. Truex said, “If she can support you, she’d give anything to a stranger, church member, or family.”
“She’s the sweetest little old lady I’ve ever met.”
Mario Caballero is 22 years old.
According to the Roswell Daily Record, Mario Caballero of Las Lunas was arrested Tuesday in Vaughn after allegedly leading state police on a chase that hit speeds of 116 to 120 mph at times.
According to the publication, he is charged with one count each of possession of stolen cars or motor vehicles and aggravated fleeing a law enforcement officer.
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Lyons met Caballero, according to family members, at an IHOP in Roswell on Tuesday afternoon, according to KRQE. When Caballero was unable to pay his bill, Lyons stepped in and paid it.
Grandniece, told the television station, “If she can help you she’d give anything to a stranger, church member, family,”
“She’s the sweetest old lady ever.”
Cabellero wanted a ride, and Lyons was happy to oblige, Truex said, offering him a ride in her Toyota Corolla. Troopers from the New Mexico State Police conducted a search to find the vehicle and attempted a traffic stop north of Roswell, the Daily Record reported. Cabellero refused to pull over and led troopers on a chase, the Daily Record reported.
Troopers used tire deflation devices to slow down the vehicle, and Caballero was taken into custody after exiting the vehicle, the newspaper reported. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment and was booked into the Guadalupe Detention Center after he was released.
Lyons remains hospitalized in El Paso, KRQE reported.
Truex said to KRQE, “He asked for a ride because he was trying to get to his family up at the truck stop here in Roswell because they were waiting for him to get to Albuquerque,”
Nneka set up a GoFundMe page to help Lyons pay for his medical bills.