Man smashes into cyclist, drives with man lodged in windshield, police say

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A Dallas man is behind bars after police said he crashed into a cyclist and drove away with the man lodged in the windshield.

KXAS reported that Silverio Alaniz drove for half a mile before he dumped the injured man in an alley and drove away.

Police say a driver in Dallas struck a bicyclist, then drove a half-mile with the man lodged in the windshield:

Posted by NBC DFW on Thursday, July 16, 2015

Police said Alaniz admitted to hitting Jimmie Sines.

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Sines was eventually found in the alley. He was declared dead at a local hospital.

Sines was described as a handyman who lived near the accident scene. He rode his bike everywhere, KXAS reported.

Friends told KXAS that Sines was a drifter from West Virginia who arrived in Dallas eight years ago.

Alaniz was charged with causing an accident involving death. He was sent to the Dallas County jail on $25,000 bond.