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Driver who killed 3 in Bendix crash sentenced to 18 years in prison

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- The driver who killed three people in a hit and run crash in December 2018 on Bendix Drive has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.

In July, Joel Barrozo, 30, pleaded guilty to three counts of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death, two counts of leaving the scene of an accident with serious bodily injury, three counts of reckless homicide and two counts of reckless driving.

Barrozo left the scene of the crash on Bendix Drive that killed 22-month old Isabelle Jasper, 47-year-old Marvi Thomas and her 9-year-old son Christopher Poe.

He was identified as the driver after police reviewed surveillance footage from a nearby gas station.

Two others were seriously injured in the crash.

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