Teen Charged With Murder In Crash That Killed 3 Valets Is Freed On Bond


Investigators say Ahmedal Tayeb Elnouman Modawi, 17, was doing donuts in a customers car as he was working as a valet.

When police tried to stop him, he took off and led police on a short high speed chase down a residential street.

That’s when investigators say he struck three valets before crashing into fence.

Modawi faces three counts of murder and one count of aggravated assault with serious bodily injury.

Modawi is a Sudanese national and not an American citizen. He’s lived in Houston for five years.

As a condition of his bond, Modawi must wear a GPS ankle monitor under house arrest until his next court appearance.

KPRC-TV reports:

"Modawi is scheduled to appear in court again on Dec. 15…
“The fatal crash occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, in the 5800 block of Fairdale Lane after a sergeant with the Houston Police Department spotted Modawi, who was driving a white Infiniti G37, doing donuts in a parking lot nearby. When the sergeant activated his sirens in an attempt to conduct a traffic stop, police said Modawi fled at high speed down the residential street.
Modawi then hit three valets, 22-year-old Eric Orduna, 23-year-old Nick Rodriguez and 18-year-old Fnan Measho, before flipping the vehicle and crashing into a fence.
Both Modawi and a passenger in the Infiniti G37 sustained inures in the crash. Modawi suffered a broke leg and his passenger, who was ejected from the vehicle during the crash, sustained serious injuries to both legs. They were both transported to an area hospital in stable condition, police said.”"

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