"I thought, 'If you swerve and hit the pole, he's not wearing a seatbelt, he'll go through the windshield or at least hit his head, and you can stop him. You can do something to make sure that he doesn't hurt your kids,'" Dorothy Baker-Flugence said. "That's all I was thinking of really, was just to get him away from my kids."
Police add that Baker-Flugence punched the man in the face and when she stopped, he jumped out of the vehicle. That's when she reportedly turned the tables and ran over him.
"She got into a struggle with the man while trying to protect her children," said Lt. Eric Freed with the Baytown police. "She actually overpowered him. At some point in time, he jumped from the vehicle and was run over by the vehicle."
Baker-Flugence says while she ran over the man intentionally, she only wanted to stop him, not intending to seriously harm him.
Back at the CVS where the mother had been shopping, folks are applauding her for doing what it took to protect her children.
"That's scary, it's really scary," said Baytown resident Dottie Sparks. "But good for her!"