DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — A call about a major accident ended with Dallas police discovering a 21-year-old woman had been run down by a driver on McKinney Avenue.
It was just after 2:00 a.m. on March 22 when officers found Jasmine Hassan had been hit by a vehicle in the 2800 block of McKinney Avenue.READ MORE: 'I'm Afraid We're Going To See A Surge Of Violence' Says Texas Criminologist Following Recent Mass Shootings
The young woman was taken to a nearby hospital by Dallas Fire Rescue but was pronounced dead.READ MORE: Texas Grand Jury To Consider Charges In Shooting Death Of Protester Garrett Foster Last Summer
According to investigators, Hassan and a witnesses had left a business in the area. There was a man parked nearby, in a 2-door sedan, as the pair walked to their vehicle.
Police say there was a verbal argument between the three, that turned into a physical altercation between Hassan and the male suspect. At some point Hassan leaned into the driver’s window of the suspect’s vehicle, and with part of her body still inside the car, the man accelerated. The action caused Hassan to fall and the suspect ran over her with the vehicle.MORE NEWS: As Pandemic Restrictions Ease, Child Abuse Reports Rise In North Texas
The suspect, described as a Latin male in his early 20’s, fled the scene westbound on McKinney Avenue.