• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: January 2019

Ronnie Allen Isbel Charged with Felony murder hit and runHouston (January 11, 2019) – A Houston man involved in a hit-and-run accident was charged with felony murder.

On Thursday, January 10, 2019, Ronnie Allen Isbel, 51, was drinking and driving when he struck Robert Newton with his vehicle and intentionally fled the scene.

The crash happened at 10:25 a.m. on Freeport Street near Bandera. Mr. Isbel was driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee when he ran a stop sign at the intersection while Mr. Newton was walking on a crosswalk.

A witness to the crash was able to identify him as the suspect in the hit-and-run accident. Mr. Isbel is charged with failure to stop and render aid involving death. He’s being held on a $175,000 bond for the two charges. This is Mr. Isbel’s third DWI case.

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Source: Houston Chronicle

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Hank Stout is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Hank earned his doctor of jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and has been actively trying personal injury cases for over ten years. He was recognized by Thompson Reuters as a Rising Star from 2012-2014 and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas). He has earned a Superb rating by Avvo, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.