There’s a new effort to put a teenage drunk driver behind bars. Ethan Couch killed four people in a crash this past summer. Now the Tarrant County DA is turning his attention toward the two surviving, but severely injured teens in the crash.
Days after a North Texas teen was sentenced to probation for hitting and killing four people while driving drunk the Tarrant County District Attorney is calling for his incarceration.
Prosecutors said Monday that a North Texas teen’s probation sentence for a drunken wreck that killed four pedestrians frustrates them, too, but they haven’t found a way to seek a stiffer sentence.
Residents in Burleson have long complained about a stretch of Burleson Retta Road, saying that it gets too dark there at night. They point to a fatal crash six months ago as proof.
Tarrant County officials have released the accident report from last month’s crash in south Fort Worth that left killed four people, including a youth pastor. Sheriff Dee Anderson said there is no question alcohol was involved.
A Tarrant County commissioner says a safety check will be done “out of an abundance of caution” on a stretch of Burleson-Retta road where four people died this weekend.