HOUSTON (KTRK) — An alleged drunk driver who police say took his mother’s car without permission and fatally struck a homeless man has been arrested and charged in connection with the victim’s death.
Carlton Jay Eberle is charged with accident involving injury as well as driving while intoxicated. Police say a homeless man had just left a local bar and was crossing the street in the 1700 block of State Highway 6 about 11:20pm on Wednesday when he was struck by a red Mitsubishi Outlander, driven by Eberle, southbound on Highway 6. Eberle fled the scene on foot and was later taken into custody by HPD Westside Patrol Division officers in a nearby neighborhood …..MORE
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