John Anderson Dead, Safa Ismael Charged in Austin, TX, Accident
Austin, TX -- February 23, 2017, Safa Ismael has been charged in connection with an accident that resulted in the death of John Mark Anderson.
The accident occurred on November 25, 2016, at the intersection of South Congress Avenue and Sheraton Avenue. At around 6:00 p.m., Anderson was walking across the roadway when Ismael allegedly ran into him and fled the scene.
Anderson was taken to St. David's South Austin Medical Center, where he was hospitalize until Christmas Eve when he succumbed to his injuries and died.
Authorities say that Ismael returned to the scene after being convinced to do so by her husband. Reports say she told police she knew she hit something, but didn't have enough time to stop. Investigations into the accident continued, and Ismael now faces a charge of felony failure to stop and render aid.
No additional details are currently available.
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